NM WRRI’s 51th Annual Water Conference

Water Quality for the 21st Century

October 3, 2006, Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town
WRRI Report No. 340
Conference Proceedings (as one file)


Table of Contents

Director's Statement

Water Conference Advisory Committee

Conference Program

A Brief History of the Development of New Mexico's Water Quality Standards and Steve Reynold's Role in That DevelopmentJohn Hernandez, WRRI/NMSU

The Current New Mexico Water Quality Standards and Major Issues Facing New Mexico's Water Quality Control CommissionHoward Hutchinson, Water Quality Control Commission

New Drinking Water RegulationsDzung Kim Ngo Kidd, USEPA Region 6 Drinking Water Section

Coordination of Water Quality and Water Quantity Issues in New Mexico, Perspective of John D'Antonio, State EngineerJohn D'Antonio, Office of the State Engineer

Coordination of Water Quality and Water Quantity Issues in New Mexico, Perspective of the Environment DepartmentCindy Padilla, New Mexico Environment Department

New Mexico Environment Department's Surface Water Quality GoalsMarcy Leavitt, Surface Water Quality Bureau

Albuquerque's Drinking Water Project, John Stomp, Water Resources Division, Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority

Regulatory Challenges Faced by New Mexico's Small CommunitiesMatt Holmes, New Mexico Rural Water Association

Water Quality Challenges of the Irrigated Agriculture Community on the Lower Rio Grande, Gary Esslinger, Elephant Butte Irrigation District

Isleta Pueblo's Perspective on NPDES Permitting and Storm Water RunoffJim Piatt, Isleta Pueblo

Industry and Water Quality (Panel Discussion), moderated by Rodger Ferreira, US Geological Survey-Albuquerque District

Electric PowerMarc Christensen, Public Service Company of New Mexico

Oil and Natural GasFrank W. Yates, Jr., Yates Petroleum Corporation

MiningTom L. Shelly, Phelps Dodge

Produced WaterDavid Brooks, Oil Conservation Division, EMNRD

NRCS Water Quality ProgramLinda Scheffe, Natural Resources Conservation Service

Groundwater Contamination by Septic Tank EffluentsDennis McQuillan, Liquid Waste Program, NM Environment Department

New Mexico's 319 Program: An Overview and Success Story: the Cimarron Watershed Alliance, IncDavid Hogge, NMED and Michael Bain, Cimarron Watershed Alliance, Inc.

New Mexico Environment Department's Pursuit of a State NPDES Permitting Program, Marcy Leavitt, New Mexico Environment Department

Natural Sources of Saline Water in the Rio GrandeFred Phillips, NM Tech

Water Quality Issues on the Navajo NationArvin Trujillo, Navajo Nation Division of Natural Resources

Albert E. Utton Memorial Water Lecture, The 1907 Water Code at 100 Years Old, G. Emlen Hall, UNM School of Law

Water Conference Participant List