Thursday Mar 13
Rio Grande water releases to wait until June
Water releases into and from the Rio Grande for the irrigation season will begin on June 1 instead of March because of the continued drought, water officials said Wednesday.
Las Cruces Sun-News
Elephant Butte Irrigation District water update slated for Wednesday
LAS CRUCES >> The Elephant Butte Irrigation District Board of Directors will hear an update on snow runoff and the coming irrigation season during a meeting Wednesday.
Lake levels up at Elephant Butte
Courtesy Photo Hot-air balloon dance alone the waters of Elephant Butte State Park during the park's annual balloon rally.
New Mexico farmers prep for irrigation season
With the growing season approaching and the drought continuing to bear down on New Mexico, one of the state's major irrigation districts said Monday it is getting ready to prime its canals.
Elephant Butte exits dry winter with rise in water level
While drought conditions continue to worsen, there's a bit of a buzz developing around Elephant Butte's water level.
Portraits of the past: Elephant Butte
Shortly after leaving Santa Fe, N.M., the Mormon Battalion picked up the Rio Grande and followed it south.