Irrigation Season

EBID Sets Final Water Order Date of August 21, 2020 for the Mesilla Valley

Posted by Karen Ray
August 13, 2020

Elephant Butte Irrigation District has reached the end of another successful irrigation season. The EBID Board of Directors have set a final order date for Mesilla Valley. We expect the demand to be very high for the end of the season water orders. Do not wait – Use it or Lose it! Be ready to pick up water when you are notified and be ready to water at any time it is scheduled, day or night,weekend or holiday.


Last Order Date AUGUST 21, 2020 at 4:30 pm for the Mesilla Valley. The end of season date is estimated by AUGUST 29, 2020. Final water deliveries must be made by AUGUST 29, 2020. The system will be out of water as of that date. EBID advises farmers not to purchase extra water unless they are certain they can use it by the end of season deadlines. Water balances are not carried over to the next season and water left in accounts unused provides no benefit.      

Farm Rate Accounts – Important Water Ordering information: Orders can be placed by calling the EBID Water Records Department at 575-524-8003 Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM or water orders can be placed online through the EBID website at For more info contact the Main Office at 526-6671.