Ag Water Conservation Policy Archive

Effects of Policies Governing Water Reuse on Agricultural Crops

The state of New Mexico is located in the Chihuahuan Desert, an environment characterized by high aridity and a very limited water supply. New Mexico’s water is supplied by both rivers and underground aquifers with the Rio Grande serving as the
principle source of surface water throughout... Read More

The Case for Ditch-Wide Water Rights Analysis in Colorado

In Colorado, the pressures on the historic native water rights are tremendous. Senior water rights that have been in place since the 1800’s are now frequently changed to accommodate transfers to municipal and industrial use or an environmental use. Senior water rights are also frequently change... Read More