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ALBUQUERQUE DIVISION FIELD OFFICE

BOSQUE KEY SALES AT THE MRGCD MAIN OFFICE: MONDAY- FRIDAY, 8:00A.M. – 4:30P.M. 

PHYSICAL ADDRESS  MAILING ADDRESS MAIN NUMBER
1930 Second St SW
​Albuquerque, NM 87102
PO Box 581
Albuquerque, NM 87103
505-247-0234
505-247-0235
FAX: 505-243-7308

 

ABQ DIVISION OFFICE  TITLE  PHONE NUMBER EMAIL
Willie West Division Manager                505-249-5155 WWest@mrgcd.us 
Jessica Regensberg Strategic Planner & Project Coordinator 505-357-3700 (Direct) Jessica@mrgcd.us
VACANT Division Clerk  505-247-0234 ext. 1350

 

FIELD SUPERVISORS  TITLE PHONE NUMBER EMAIL
Mike Bland Field Operations Supervisor 505-506-0244 (cell)  MBland@mrgcd.us 
Steven Chavez Construction/Maintenance Supervisor 505-550-0854 (cell) Steven@mrgcd.us 
Mike Gonzales Construction/ Maintenance Supervisor 505-321-0845 (cell) MikeG@mrgcd.us 

 

ABQ WAREHOUSE   TITLE  PHONE NUMBER  EMAIL
Alexander Swick  Warehouse Specialist 505-249-8443 (cell) ASwick@mrgcd.us 
Cristian Jimenez- Marin Facilities Support Technician 505-934-4925 (cell) Cristian@mrgcd.us

The Albuquerque Division is the most heavily urbanized division of the MRGCD. It serves irrigated acreage in southern Sandoval and Bernalillo Counties. In addition to the City of Albuquerque, it encompasses the town of Bernalillo, and Villages of Corrales and Los Ranchos de Albuquerque. The Division also serves Sandia Pueblo, a major portion of Santa Ana Pueblo and a portion of Isleta Pueblo.

The Albuquerque Division receives water diverted from the Rio Grande at the Angostura Diversion dam. Angostura dam is a low-head weir constructed across the Rio Grande about 6 miles north of Bernalillo. Angostura Dam was built about 1934 by -the MRGCD. A small amount of flow enters the Division directly from the Cochiti Division, without being diverted at Angostura.

The Albuquerque Division is probably the most complex area of the MRGCD. Most of the canals in the Division are directly descended from Acequias founded during Spanish rule in the 17th and 18th centuries. Plot size is generally small and there are literally thousands of turnouts served by many community ditches. Urbanization has further complicated the delivery system, with many ditches disappearing into pipe, reappearing, disappearing again, etc. Urbanization has also resulted in already small plots being further divided, and a preponderance of casual irrigators watering lawns, garden plots, etc.

The Division operates and maintains about 351 miles of canals which provide irrigation for the benefit of about 10,325 acres and is staffed by 54 employees.

ANTICIPATED WORK SCHEDULE: 26th JULY – 29TH JULY, 2021

CONSTRUCTION CREWS:

  • VARIOUS DITCHES; ISO SERVICE REQUESTS
  • VARIOUS DITCHES; SOCORRO & BELEN STORM CLEAN-UP
  • BERNALILLO INTERIOR DRAIN; BANK BUILD-UP, DREDGING AND FENCE INSTALLATION
  • ISLETA RIVERSIDE DRAIN EXTENSION; EXPLORATION & CROSSING REPAIR

​FIELD MAINTENANCE CREWS:

  • CLEANING DITCHES; KOOGLER LATERAL, ZEARING LATERAL, ABQ ACEQUIA, ALLISON LATERAL, CHAMISAL WASTEWAY, PAJARITO ACEQUIA
  • • SOUTH VALLEY ISO HOT SPOT PICK-UPS

MOWER OPERATORS:

  • WEST OF ISLETA BLVD. / SOUTH OF RIO BRAVO BLVD.
  • SANTA ANA PUEBLO
  • VILLAGE OF CORRALES
  • NORTH OF I-25 / EAST OF RIO GRANDE BLVD.

ARBORICULTRE CREW: 

  • VARIOUS DITCHES; ISO SERVICE ORDERS

WELDERS:

  • VARIOUS DITCHES; ISO SERVICE REQUESTS
  • GATE INSTALLATION; ALAMEDA LATERAL & SANDIA LATERAL
  • BERNALILLO COUNTY GATE PROJECT; WRAP-UP GATE INSTALLATION

ANTICIPATED WORK SCHEDULE: 2ND – 5TH AUGUST 2021

CONSTRUCTION CREWS:

  • VARIOUS DITCHES; ISO SERVICE REQUESTS
  • VARIOUS DITCHES; SOCORRO & BELEN STORM CLEAN-UP
  • RUBI LATERAL; TAIL-END MODIFICATIONS
  • BERNALILLO INTERIOR DRAIN; BANK BUILD-UP, DREDGING AND FENCE INSTALLATION
  • ISLETA RIVERSIDE DRAIN EXTENSION; EXPLORATION & CROSSING REPAIR

FIELD MAINTENANCE CREWS:

  • VARIOUS DITCHES; CROSSING AND PREPPING FOR BACK-TO-SCHOOL LOCATIONS
  • NORTH VALLEY ISO HOT SPOT PICK-UPS

MOWER OPERATORS:

  • WEST OF ISLETA BLVD. / SOUTH OF RIO BRAVO BLVD.
  • VILLAGE OF CORRALES
  • NORTH OF I-25 / EAST OF COORS BLVD.

ARBORICULTURE CREW:

  • VARIOUS DITCHES; ISO SERVICE ORDERS

WELDER:

  • VARIOUS DITCHES; ISO SERVICE REQUESTS
  • GATE INSTALLATION; ALAMEDA LATERAL & SANDIA LATERAL
  • BERNALILLO COUNTY GATE PROJECT; WRAP-UP GATE INSTALLATION