50 Year Water Plan - Water Program Planning Activities:

The Climate and Water Science Advisory Panel Report, Climate Change in New Mexico Over the Next 50 Years: Impacts on Water Resources aka the Leap Ahead Analysis, published by the New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources in late 2021.

The public can access the following materials and presentations created by and for the Task Force:

State Water Task Force | Water Plan Objectives:

Water Information

The New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute held its 67th Annual New Mexico Water Conference


New Mexico enters 2023 in a water crisis.
But with unprecedented peril comes unprecedented opportunity.

Mark Your Calendars!

Pre-conference Field Trip: March 1, 2023

Conference: March 2-3, 2023

From traditional indigenous farming methods to Green Stormwater Infrastructure/Low Impact Development techniques for urban environments, we must rethink our approach to resource management as our environment changes. Join us as we hear from those on the front lines as they discuss local responses to climate change and learn why collaboration is the key to a sustainable future in the wake of an inevitable shift in our climate. Click this link to register:

City of Santa Fe Next Generation Water Summit will be held June 15-17, 2023. The event is a platform to discuss important water issues that concern City and County residents and allows City staff to participate in the delivery of that information by using the Summit to encourage discussion and solution building. The Next Generation Water Summit is a proprietary 2-day event produced by the Next Generation Water Summit 501(c)3. It features local, regional, and national speakers. It also includes a one-day educational event which is focused on K-12 participation or the “Next Generation”.

US Water Alliance One Water Summit 2023 will be held from November 14 – 16 in Tucson, Arizona! Through engaging plenaries and workshops, dynamic institutes and site visits, and plenty of networking time, One Water Summit is the ultimate place to learn from one another and pursue our collective One Water future.

Annual Water Conference
NM WRRI has been hosting an annual water conference for over half a century. The conference is held each fall rotating to different cities throughout the state. The two-day meeting provides a public forum for the discussion of important and often critical state water issues. The Water Conference Advisory Committee includes water experts from various entities around the state and meets annually to recommend a theme, topics, and speakers for the upcoming conference. Stay informed:

New Mexico Rural Water Association Annual Conference will be held in fall 2023


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