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‘Bleak’ Outlook for Middle Rio Grande Water Supply, Flooding Concerns Following Historic Fires & Joline Gutierrez Krueger Calls it a Career

Our Land Correspondent Laura Paskus explores the harsh realities of shrinking water supplies here in Central New Mexico. Jason Casuga from the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District explains why we’re just days away from the water available to farmers going dry and what the MRGCD is doing to mitigate the ongoing drought.

The Line Opinion Panel discusses the lingering threat of flooding in parts of the state, in the wake of this summer’s devastating wildfire season. Our Panelists also talk about the opportunity ahead for President Biden as he prepares to visit New Mexico to address wildfire damage.

Plus, host Gene Grant has an in depth conversation with former Albuquerque Journal columnist Joline Gutierrez Krueger, who recently retired. 

Line Host: Gene Grant

Line Opinion Panelists:
Dede Feldman, former New Mexico State Senator
Dan Foley, former New Mexico state representative
Dave Mulryan, founder, Everybody Votes NM & president, Mulryan-Nash Advertising

Correspondent: Laura Paskus

Guest: Jason M. Casuga, CEO/chief engineer, Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District

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Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District

VIDEO: Cochiti Canyon Flood, Dixon Apple Orchard – YouTube

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