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Browse or search the repository below for New Mexico Water Science Center news, announcements, events, project updates, and more.

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Future Peak Flow Along Rio Grande May Arrive Early Due to Climate Change

A new study finds that peak runoff on the Rio Grande could arrive earlier in the season by the end of the century, negatively impacting a watershed...

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Pesticides and their degradation products common in groundwater but at low concentrations unlikely to be human-health concern

Thousands of pesticides are used on crops and landscaping, are they in our groundwater? According to a new USGS study, the answer is a qualified yes...

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USGS Unveils Mobile Flood Tool for the Nation

The U.S. Geological Survey announced Friday the completion of a new mobile tool that provides real-time information on water levels, weather and flood...

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USGS News Release: Groundwater Levels are Rebounding in Albuquerque

Groundwater levels in the Albuquerque area are on the rise according to newly published research from the U.S. Geological Survey.

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USGS Response to Ute Park Fire

The New Mexico Water Science center has proactively installed three rain gages at two existing streamgages and one reservoir gage within and...

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Understanding Managed Aquifer Recharge as a Water Storage Option in the Pojoaque River Basin

In order to provide long-term storage of diverted surface water from the Rio Grande as part of the Aamodt water rights settlement, managed aquifer...

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Discover Jemez Postwildfire Debris-Flow Hazards With the Click of a Mouse

A new interactive map and companion report from the U.S. Geological Survey allows residents living in and around New Mexico’s Jemez Mountains to see...

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