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Website links or contact information for groups, associations, governmental entities or others who have connections or interests with the MRGCD

The Ditch & Water Safety Task Force is an organization dedicated to eliminating ditch and arroyo injuries and deaths through education.
Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority

Albuquerque Metropolitan Area Flood Control Authority

When you want information about the natural resources in your neighborhood, you can turn to your local Soil and Water Conservation District.

As the largest supplier of surface water in New Mexico, we are committed to serving over 8000 constituents in Southern New Mexico with the river’s lifeblood.

Eastern Sandoval County Arroyo Flood Control Authority

The Mid-Region Council of Governments is a multi-county governmental agency that is helping our region plan responsibly for the future, in light of anticipated growth in New Mexico’s mid-region.

Socorro Soil and Water Conservation District

Southern Sandoval County Arroyo Flood Control Authority

Bernalillo County Government, New Mexico

City of Albuquerque, New Mexico Municipal Government

Open Space works to acquire and protect the natural character of land designated as major public Open Space in the 1988 revised City of Albuquerque Comprehensive Plan.

Sandoval County Government

Socorro County Government

Valencia County Government
New Mexico has 35 diverse state parks to explore, including cool lakes, mountain forests, canyons, desert beauty, and fascinating historical sites—even dinosaur tracks!

New Mexico State Forestry is responsible for wildfire suppression on all non-federal, non-municipal, non-tribal and non-pueblo lands.

NRCS offers technical information and financial assistance to New Mexico’s many farmers and ranchers. It also benefits homeowners, consulting firms, other federal agencies, state and local governments, and technical service providers, to name a few.
The Office of the State Engineer is charged with administering the state’s water resources. The State Engineer has power over the supervision, measurement, appropriation, and distribution of all surface and groundwater in New Mexico, including streams and rivers that cross state boundaries.

Bosque del Apache NWR is an important link in the more than 500 refuges in North America.

The Indian Affairs Bureau offers an extensive scope of programs that covers the entire range of Federal, State and local government services.

Located in the heart of New Mexico, 50 miles south of Albuquerque, Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is comprised of nearly 230,000 acres of diverse habitat.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers provides vital public engineering services in peace and war to strengthen the Nation’s security, energize the economy, and reduce risks from disasters.

The Bureau of Reclamation manages, develops, and protects water and related resources in an environmentally and economically sound manner in the interest of the American public.

Middle Rio Grande Bosque Initiative (U.S. Fish and Wildlife – NM Ecological Services)

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is a bureau within the Department of the Interior. Our mission is to work with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.

US Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque District

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Upper Colorado Region Albuquerque Area Office

Real-Time Data for New Mexico: Streamflow

Federal source for science about the Earth, its natural and living resources, natural hazards, and the environment






Latest News

2024 Irrigation Season Starts Feb 26

Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District Announces Start of 2024 Irrigation Season Water managers will begin charging the irrigation system on February 26   Albuquerque, NM – Water managers at the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District are preparing for the...

February 2024 Water Outlook Report

This video is a presentation of the February MRGCD water report. The presentation was made during the February board meeting by Anne Marken, who oversees MRGCD's water operations. It covers the water outlook, El Vado Dam/storage, Rio Grande Compact and water supply. 

MRGCD Introduces New Water Gauging Website

This is an instructional video on MRGCD’s new water gauge website – it’s user friendly and a great way for middle Rio Grande valley water users (and anyone else) to monitor flow data, upstream levels and more.

The new website can be found here:

Farmers Meeting Informational Video

Beginning in November of 2023, the MRGCD board and staff began visiting counties throughout the District to meet with MRGCD farmers and irrigators. This video is a brief overview of what has been covered at those meetings.

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...