Welcome to the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District

For nearly 100 years, The Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District has worked to make the Middle Rio Grande Valley a good place for farmers to irrigate and a safe place for humans and animals to call home. 

Important Notice to MRGCD Water Users: Water Service Charge

Your MRGCD water service charge assessment will be mailed November 10. For more information on assessment and water rates, visit our assessments page. 

Belen Watershed Project

To learn more about the project, submit comment or view the engineering team’s presentation, click below.

2023 Mill Levy Increase

On Monday, May 8th, 2023, the MRGCD Board of Directors unanimously approved the mill levy increase. MRGCD Customers will first see the mill levy increase on their 2023 tax bill, which goes out in November.

2023 Mill Levy Increase

The MRGCD Board of Directors approved a mill levy increase that will exclusively help pay for crucial infrastructure projects

El Agua es Vida: Irrigation Efficiency Exhibit and Workshops

The exhibit explores historical approaches to irrigation and addresses how to efficiently water different types of landscapes using drip or flood irrigation, hose watering, and rainwater harvesting. It includes hands-on experiences to demystify efficient irrigation systems.

Latest News

MRGCD Announces New Service Request Process

MRGCD’s Irrigation Systems Operators (ISO) are most in tune with middle Rio Grande valley water users and their needs and expectations. Their focus is working with water users to ensure water is delivered in a timely and equitable fashion. In order to keep ISO’s...

Notice: Socorro Main Canal North Project to Begin Construction

SOCORRO MAIN CANAL NORTH CHANNEL LINING PHASE I The Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District (MRGCD) plans to conduct channel lining within the Socorro Main Canal North (Canal), starting from the San Acacia Diversion Dam to Station 60+00± of the Canal. This project...

2023 Proposed Mill Levy Increase

MRGCD BOARD APPROVES 2023 MILL LEVY INCREASE TO HELP PAY FOR CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE Failing infrastructure has become the most significant challenge for the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District (MRGCD) in these water short times. The MRGCD does not have enough...