NM WRRI’s 55th Annual Water Conference

Water Needs in the Next Decade: How Will Institutions Evolve to Meet Our Water Needs in the Next Decade?

December 1-3, 2010, Corbett center, New Mexico State University
WRRI Report No. 359
Conference Proceedings (as one file)




Title Page

Dedication to Bobby J. Creel

Table of Contents

Water Conference Advisory Committee

Conference Program

The Future of Water Adjudications

Sandoval County Plans for Future Growth: Rio Puerco Desalination Plant, Guy Bralley, Sandoval County

Challenges When Combining
Mutual Domestic Organizations to Meet Community and Colonias Water Needs
, Martin Lopez, Lower Rio Grande Public Water Works Authority

Interbasin Transfer Projects: Impacts on Communities and Ecosystems, Bruce Thomson, University of New Mexico

How Santa Fe Plans to Meet its Growing Water Demands, Claudia Borchert, Sangre de Cristo Water Division

The Future of Our Water Agencies: Do We Have the Right Agencies Doing the Right Things?, Bill Hume, journalist and formerly with Governor Richardson’s staff

Permanent Storage at Elephant Butte: Meeting the Needs of Recreationists, Neal Brown, Lago Rico, Inc. and Marina Del Sur, Rock Canyon Marina and Damsite Resort

The Benefits of Restoring Our River Ecosystems, Beth Bardwell, Audubon New Mexico

Sustaining Rivers through Instream Flows, Steve Harris, Far Flung Adventures and Rio Grande Restoration

Environmental Flow Issues and Science, Tom Annear, Wyoming Game and Fish Department

Innovations in Rural Wastewater Management – Decentralized Approach, Graham Knowles, New Mexico Environment Department

Increasing Institutional Resilience for Water Conservation, Frank Ward, Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business, New Mexico State University

Agriculture in New Mexico, Aron Balok, Pecos Valley Artesian Conservancy District

Rainwater Harvesting and Recharge Techniques for Flood Control and Improved
Stormwater Quality
, Vaikko Allen, CONTECH Construction Products, Inc.

The Role of Decentralized Artificial Recharge Systems in Water Resources Management, Daniel B. Stephens, Daniel B. Stephens & Associates, Inc.

How Do We Deal with Our Aging Structures?, Bruce Jordan, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Dealing with Aging Tribal Water Infrastructure, Derrick Lente, Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District, Pueblo of Sandia

Water Rights Settlement Agreements in New Mexico: Institutional Change Underway, Elizabeth Richards, Sandia National Laboratories

Water Conference Participant List

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