NM WRRI’s 40th Annual Water Conference

Reaching the Limits: Stretching the Resources of the Lower Rio Grande

October 26-27, 1995, Las Cruces Hilton
WRRI Report No. 297
Conference Proceedings (as one file)



Cover, Title page, & Table of Contents

Director’s Statement

Dr. H. Ralph Stucky Honored

Professor Al Utton Receives Award of Appreciation

Past Water Conference Participant List

Water Conservation Poster Contest

Messages from Senators Bingaman and Domenici and Representative Skeen

Conference Program

Keynote Address – Governor Gary Johnson

The Developers: Controlling the Lower Rio Grande 1890-1980 – Linda G. Harris

Water Development in the Lower Rio Grande: Elephant Butte Irrigation District – Gary Esslinger

The Mesilla Valley: A Century of Water Resource Investigations – Francis West

Population Projections for Dona Ana, El Paso, and Hudspeth Counties and Ciudad Juarez – Jim Peach

United States-Mexico Border Geographic Information System – Robert J. Czerniak and David Garber

Local Water Issues – Ken Needham, Brent Westmoreland, and Owen Lockwood

General Geology and Groundwater Occurrance of the El Paso Area – Thomas Cliett and John W. Hawley

Modeling Ground and Surface Water Interactions – Tom Maddock

New Mexico/Texas Water Commission: Working Together to the Resources – Tom Bahr and Ed Archuleta

Federal Initiatives Along the Border – Marvin Waters

Recovering the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow – Jeff Whitney

Bringing Back the River: A Vision for the Rio Grande’s Future – Kevin Bisby

Planning for New Mexico’s Water Future – Thomas C. Turney

Regional Water Issues for the Lower Rio Grande: Water Managers Panel – Risher Smith Gilbert, Gerry Rowe, Jack Hammond, Tom Brown, Ed Archuleta, Ken Needham, Gary Esslinger, Edd Fifer, Thomas C. Turney, and Cruz Ito

Regional Water Issues for the Lower Rio Grande: Water Managers Panel: Elected Water Policy Makers Panel – Chuck DuMars, Woodrow Gary, John Haltom, G.X. McSherry, Ken Miyagishima, and William (Bill) Porter

New Mexico Water Conference Advisory Committee

Water Conference Participant List

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