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Elephant Butte, New Mexico is located in Sierra County. Zip codes in Elephant Butte, NM include 87935. The median home price in Elephant Butte is $199,000. More Elephant Butte information.

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Tuesday Jul 15 | KOB-TV New Mexico

Monsoon rains bring badly needed water to thousands of NM farmers

The monsoon rains are bringing badly needed water to thousands of New Mexico farmers whose irrigation ditches were pretty close to running dry this summer.


Thu Jul 10, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

CID tables proposal to require some water rights holders to sell

Photo by Zack Ponce - Current-Argus The Carlsbad Irrigation District Board tabled a proposal that would require any member with 5 acre-feet of water or less to sell their water to a third party such as a farmer.


Wed Jul 09, 2014


Family dog dies after rattlesnake bite

Gina Bloom says that while on her family's annual trip to Elephant Butte, their dog Sadie was bit by a rattlesnake.


Las Cruces Sun-News

Dona Ana County farmers to get slight water hike as season winds to a close

Water rushes in an arroyo on Wednesday at the corner of Highway 28 and Avenida del Panteon near Lorenzo Guerra's farm.


Mon Jun 30, 2014

Desert Exposure

parasailing on Elephant Butte Lake

It usually begins in my dreams. I race along the beach, flap my arms furiously, and before I know it, I'm aloft, high over water, feeling weightless and euphoric.



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