Water resources of the lower Pecos region, New Mexico

Water resources of the lower Pecos region, New Mexico

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Water in New Mexico is a complex and important issue. Nowhere is that more true than on the Pecos River in eastern New Mexico. This anthology of 30 short articles is a timely look at water issues along the Pecos River, from Sumner Lake to the Texas state line. Topics include: Regional geology of the Pecos region An overview of water operations in the Pecos River basin Regional hydrology of the Roswell atresian basin and the Capitan aquifer Irrigation districts in southeast New Mexico Managing forests for increasing water yeilds Drought in New Mexico Salt Cedar control and riparian habitat restorationProduced in conjuction with the third annual Decision-Makers Field Conference in October 2003, this volume is an authoritave look at the historical framework and a summary of where we are---and where we're going--on the Pecos River in New Mexico.I35, 723 ac-ft Rio Peflasco - near Dayton 1492 a#39;oft C, EVBpO-CFQnSpIFEUon atArtesia Bridge (I5, 300 sq. mi) l33.89O ac-ft ... 959a#39; 3Ada€œ necir Malaga 70.53! ac-ft at Pierce Canyon 62.27! ac-ft Delaware River The inflow-outflow diagrams on theseanbsp;...

Title:Water resources of the lower Pecos region, New Mexico
Author:New Mexico. Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, New Mexico. Office of the State Engineer, New Mexico. Interstate Stream Commission, American Institute of Professional Geologists
Publisher: - 2003-01-01


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