NM WRRI’s 53rd Annual Water Conference

Surface Water Opportunities in New Mexico

October 20-22, 2008, Embassy Suites, Albuquerque, NM
WRRI Report No. 347
Conference Proceedings (as one file)




Title Page

Table of Contents

Water Conference Advisory Committee

Conference Program

Overview of Albuquerque’s Vision and Projects, John Stomp, Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority

Economics and Legal Limitations of Using Surface Water for Municipal Supply, John D’Antonio, New Mexico State Engineer

Regulatory Challenges of the State’s Shift from Groundwater to Surface Water as a Source of Municipal Water Supply, Robert Pine, New Mexico Environment Department, Drinking Water Bureau

Return Flow Efficiency, Phil King, Department of Civil Engineering, New Mexico State University

El Paso’s Experience in Surface Water Treatment–Lessons Learned, Ed Archuleta, El Paso Water Utilities

Luncheon: Albert E. Utton Memorial Water Lecture, “100 Years of Water Management in New Mexico–Stories about the People Involved”, John W. Hernandez, Water Resources Consulting Engineer

Panel: The Secure Water Act–Senate Bill 2156

Rio Grande Salinity Management – First Steps Toward Interstate Solutions, Dale Doremus, New Mexico Environment Department, and Ari Michelsen, Texas AgriLife Research Center at El Paso

Panel: New Mexico Municipal Representatives on the Use of Surface Water for Their Cities

The Evolution of Markets for Water Rights and Bulk Water, F. Lee Brown, H2O Economics

Just Add Water: Eastern New Mexico Rural Water System Status Report, Scott Verhines, ENMRWA and Greg Gates, CH2M Hill

Update Regarding the Navajo Settlement and the Navajo-Gallup Pipeline, Tanya Trujillo, New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission and John Leeper, Navajo Nation

Mutually Supportive Uses of Gila Settlement Water and Money, Craig Roepke, New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission

The Bear Canyon Recharge Demonstration Project, Stephanie Moore, Daniel B. Stephens and Associates, Inc.

Panel: Lower Rio Grande Project Operating Agreement: Settlement of Litigation

Water Conference Participant List


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