Middle Rio Grande Water Assembly

 

Middle Rio Grande Water Assembly

balance water use with renewable supply

      

The Water Assembly’s purpose is to assure effective implementation of the Middle Rio Grande Regional Water Plan through an open, inclusive, and participatory process so as to achieve the common interests of the people and stakeholders of the region for a sustainable water future that balances water use with renewable supply in accordance with the stated goals of the Plan. 

 
Major Activities At This Time:

    
The MRG Regional Water Plan Update
   
    
Governance Study Group (GSG) Participation

    
The Quarterly Debate Project

    
The MRG Futures Project
 

Selected Coming Events

   Next Water Assembly Board of Directors Meeting (all are welcome):
  
               Monday, January 30, 2017  6:00 - 8:00 pm
   Board Room at Mario's Pizza, 5700 4th NW, Albuquerque 87107
  
                 
                 Location Map                      Draft Board Agenda
                                                          Draft Previous Minutes
  
   
Recent Events:

   Seventeenth Water Assembly - October 22, 2016 - 9am-3pm
       "Managing the River to Failure - Is There a Better Way?"
       at the University of New Mexico's Dane Smith Hall, Room 125
       
Agenda with links to speakers' slides and audio

     Sixteenth Water Assembly - March 21, 2015 - 9am-3pm
       "Climate Disruption and Our Water Future - Mitigate, Adapt or Suffer
           - A Call for New Strategies"
       at the University of New Mexico's Dane Smith Hall, Room 123
       Agenda with links to slides and discussion notes

    Water Assembly Public Forum:
        
Our Water Imbalance - Creating Adaptive Strategies Together   
  
      Saturday June 28, 2014   9:00 am - 12:30 pm       
                  (continental breakfast at 8:30 am) 
        UNM Dane Smith Hall,  Room 120
        Albuquerque, New Mexico

     Fifteenth Annual Water Assembly - November 5, 2011 - 9am-4pm
       "Choosing Our Future" - Scenario Planning
       at the University of New Mexico's Dane Smith Hall, Room 125
       Assembly presentations, discussion, and initial scenario attributes

    Fourteenth Annual Water Assembly June 12, 2010
      "2025 ... A Water Prophecy?"   ...  
The prophecy text 
       at the University of New Mexico's Dane Smith Hall, Room 125
       Assembly presentations and discussions

    An Informational Forum
       
Aquifer Recharge, Storage & Recovery:   Boon or Boondoggle?
  
     April 9, 2011  9:00 am - 1:00 pm  
       
at the University of New Mexico's Law School, Room 2402
       Location Map  Invitational Flyer  Agenda with links to slides and audio

    A Land and Water Workshop Sponsored by the UNM Utton Center
       
"Integrating Land Use and Water Planning in New Mexico"
       April 8, 2011  8:30am-4:00pm, Sheraton Uptown, Albuquerque, NM 
  

Documents

   Regional Water Plan Update Submissions -

    The Water Assembly submitted water planning information (planning     principles, update considerations, future strategies, technical data, and     summary of public meeting) to MRCOG's Steering Committee with a     recommendation that the material be included in the Steering Committee's     submission to the ISC, along with the Steering Committee's other products     (status evaluation of 2004 Plan recommedations, a selection of possible     projects, and a public involvement plan for the update).  Following are
    links to the draft submissions 

          Water Assembly Submission to Steering Committee
                
Water Planning Information Package   (1.3 Mb)
          Steering Committee Submission to ISC
               
Future Project List   (0.2 Mb)
                
Public Involvement Plan   (0.3 Mb)

    The Middle Rio Grande Water Budget - Averages for 1972-1997
    A Technical Basis for the 2004 Regional Water Plan
       
View the Water Budget Document   (0.3 Mb)
          (also see
Chapter 6 of the Regional Water Plan for more detail)


    Water Assembly Annual Report 2012-2013
       
President's Annual Report - June 27, 2013   (0.3 Mb)


 


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