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ALBUQUERQUE DIVISION FIELD OFFICE

1930 Second Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102

BOSQUE KEY SALES: MONDAY- FRIDAY, 8:00A.M. – 4:30P.M. (MRGCD GENERAL OFFICE)

DIVISION OFFICE 

PHONE NUMBER

EMAIL 

Willie West

Division Manager

(505) 247-0234   ext. 1349

(505) 317-5126   (Direct)

(505) 249-5155    (Cell)

WWest@mrgcd.us

Jessica Regensberg

Strategic Planner & Project Coordinator

(505) 247-0234   ext. 1362

(505) 357-3700   (Direct)

Jessica@mrgcd.us

April Ash

Division Clerk II

(505) 247-0234   ext. 1350

(505) 373-2872   (Direct)

April@mrgcd.us

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

Alexander Swick 

Warehouse Specialist

(505) 247-0234   ext. 1345

(505) 404-9024   (Direct)

(505) 249-8443   (Cell)

ASwick@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.

WORK SCHEDULE: 18-21 OCTOBER 2021

CONSTRUCTION CREWS:

  • VARIOUS DITCHES
    • ISO SERVICE REQUESTS
    • SOUTH VALLEY DITCH DREDGING [COMPLETED]
  • ALAMEDA INTERIOR DRAIN; INSTALL CROSSING
  • ABQ RIVERSIDE DRAIN; VEGETATION REMOVAL AND DITCH REVITALIZATION FOR VALLE DEL ORO
  • CHARLIE MANN WASTEWAY; TURNOUT INSTALL [COMPLETED]

​FIELD MAINTENANCE CREWS:

  • CLEANING DITCHES
    • BOSQUE 2 LATERAL [COMPLETED]
    • BOSQUE 3 LATERAL [COMPLETED]
    • ALAMEDA WASTEWAY [COMPLETED]
    • ARMIJO ACEQUIA

MOWER OPERATORS:

  • SOUTH OF RIO BRAVO BLBVD./ WEST OF THE RIO GRANDE
  • ISLETA PUEBLO [COMPLETED]
  • NORTH OF RIO BRAVO BLVD. / EAST OF COORS BLVD.
  • BERNALILLO COUNTY
  • VILLAGE OF CORRALES
  • NORTH OF I-25 / EAST OF RIO GRANDE BLVD.

ARBORICULTRE CREW: 

  • VARIOUS DITCHES; ISO SERVICE ORDERS
  • ALAMEDA LATERAL; PRUNING FOR DREDGING OPERATIONS
  • CHAMISAL LATERAL; PRUNING

WELDERS:

  • VARIOUS DITCHES; ISO SERVICE REQUESTS
  • BELEN DIVISION FOR TURNOUT FABRICATION

ANTICIPATED WORK SCHEDULE: 25-28 OCTOBER 2021

CONSTRUCTION CREWS:

  • VARIOUS DITCHES
    • ISO SERVICE REQUESTS
  • ALAMEDA INTERIOR DRAIN; CROSSING INSTALL
  • ABQ RIVERSIDE DRAIN; VEGETATION REMOVAL AND DITCH REVITATLIZATION FOR VALLE DEL ORO
  • ALLISON LATERAL; TURNOUT REPLACEMENT, TREE REMOVAL, AND CHECK GATE REPAIR

FIELD MAINTENANCE CREWS:

  • CLEANING DITCHES;
    • CHAMISAL LATERAL
    • ARENAL ACEQUIA
    • ARMIJO ACEQUIA

MOWER OPERATORS:

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

ARBORICULTURE CREW:

  • VARIOUS DITCHES; ISO SERVICE ORDERS
  • PRUNING
    • ALAMEDA LATERAL 
    • CHAMISAL LATERAL 

WELDERS:

  • VARIOUS DITCHES; ISO SERVICE REQUESTS
  • TURNOUT FABRICATION (IN BELEN)
  • ISLETA INTERIOR DRAIN; MULTIPLE GATE REPAIRS

ANTICIPATED WORK SCHEDULE: 1- 4 NOVEMBER 2021

CONSTRUCTION CREWS:

  • VARIOUS DITCHES
    • ISO SERVICE REQUESTS
    • NORTH VALLEY DITCH DREDGING
  • ABQ RIVERSIDE DRAIN; VEGETATION REMOVAL AND DITCH REVITATLIZATION FOR VALLE DEL ORO
  • ABQ RIVERSIDE DRAIN; DITCH REVITALIZATION (NORTH OF MARQUEZ RD.)

FIELD MAINTENANCE CREWS:

  • CLEANING DITCHES;
    • CHAMISAL LATERAL
    • ARENAL ACEQUIA

MOWER OPERATORS:

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

ARBORICULTURE CREW:

  • VARIOUS DITCHES; ISO SERVICE ORDERS
  • PRUNING VEGETATION;
    • ALAMEDA LATERAL 
    • CHAMISAL LATERAL 

WELDERS:

  • VARIOUS DITCHES; ISO SERVICE REQUESTS
  • TURNOUT FABRICATION (IN BELEN)