Will Elephant Butte Lake’s SOS prompt statewide water management reform?

Diana Tittle
July 19, 2021

Article for The Sierra Sun by editor Diana Tittle:

"Part 2: Who’s in charge?

“Never let a good crisis go to waste.
—Winston Churchill

One by one, representatives of agencies responsible for the management of New Mexico’s lifeblood stream, surface and ground waters entered a teleconference room on May 7, 2021. They had been called together to try to find solutions to avert the drastic draining over the upcoming summer of Elephant Butte Lake, the state’s largest irrigation reservoir and most popular body of recreational water."

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