Amid Drought, Water Board in New Mexico Confronts State Over Supply

Outlet: The New York Times

April 9, 2013

A small water agency in southern New Mexico has moved to force state agencies that control water distribution to deprive some users of their supplies. The local agency, the Carlsbad Irrigation District, or C.I.D., acted to ensure that its alfalfa farmers receive the supplemental deliveries to which they say they are entitled.