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.

El Vado Dam Update

El Vado Dam is the only reservoir MRGCD is currently authorized to store native Rio Grande water. It is currently undergoing an extensive repair operation by the Bureau of Reclamation.  Click here to watch the latest update from the Bureau at the December MRGCD board meeting.

Latest News

Notice to Non-Pueblo Water Users North of Isleta Pueblo

Notice to Non-Pueblo Water Users North of Isleta Pueblo Wednesday, July 17, 2024 The MRGCD water officials are issuing notice to Middle Rio Grande non-pueblo water users north of Isleta Pueblo, to prepare for a halt in water deliveries. The deliveries could stop as...

Unlawful Camping at the Bosque

Unlawful Camping at the Bosque in Los Lunas The MRGCD has seen an increase in fires, vandalism, illegal dumping, unlawful camping, parked vehicles and encampments throughout the Middle Rio Grande Valley, more noticeably in the Bosque in Los Lunas. Our team has been...

Corrales Siphon Meeting – Recording

On Monday, June 12, the MRGCD board and staff presented on the Corrales Siphon at the Corrales Council Chambers. This is a recording of that meeting.