Courtesy of New Mexico Water Collaborative

In an effort to reduce water consumption, the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority is partnering with the New Mexico Water Collaborative to study rain harvesting systems that can store up to 100 times more water then the average rain barrel. 

Rita Daniels


Kirtland Air Force Base’s deadline to submit a plan to remove toxic chemicals from Albuquerque's groundwater has been extended by 30 days. The base is required to show the state that clean up of a decades old fuel leak is underway by the end of the year.

The Air Force was under a June 30th deadline to submit a plan to the state environment department that describes how they would remove a plume of ethylene dibromide - or EDB – from groundwater that feeds city drinking water wells.