Middle Rio Grande Water Assembly


Middle Rio Grande Water Assembly

balance water use with renewable supply

      Public Meetings

On ISC's draft RWP Update

    Tuesday, March 15

  and Monday March 21

    The Middle Rio Grande Water Assembly is a grass roots all-volunteer organization that focuses on water-related issues for Valencia, Sandoval and Bernalillo Counties in New Mexico.  

    The links to the left provide information on our work and how to participate.  Come and join us to protect and preserve the waters of our region now and for the future.

Major Activities At This Time:

The MRG Regional Water Plan Update
                            LOOK!  New Material Mar 15, 2016

Governance Study Group (GSG) Participation

The Quarterly Debate Project

The MRG Futures Project


Selected Coming Events

    MRG Regional Water Plan Update -  
Two Public Meetings
          Tuesday, March 15, 2016  1:30 pm
         Dekker/Perich/Sabatini Offices
      7601 Jefferson NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109
                 Location Map                      No Draft Agenda Yet
        Monday, March 21, 2016  1:30 pm
         Office of the State Engineer building
      5550 San Antonio Drive NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109
                 Location Map                      No Draft Agenda Yet

Next Water Assembly Board of Directors Meeting:
         Tuesday, April 26, 2016  6:00 - 8:00 pm
       North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center
      7521 Carmel NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113
                 Location Map                      Draft Board Agenda
                                                           Draft Previous Minutes
Recent Events:

   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

   New Mexico Water Dialogue - 18th Annual Statewide Meeting
       Thursday, January 12, 2012   8:30am-4:30pm
"Changing Waters:  Adaptation and Resilience"
       at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, 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

    14th 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 


   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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