New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute Annual Water Conference Proceedings

WRRI Report No. 359


NM WRRI's 55th Annual Water Conference Proceedings December 1-3, 2010



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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