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Irrigation, Infrastructure, and the Rio Grande Compact

6.2.23 –This June, flows on the Rio Grande through Albuquerque are almost 10 times what they were last year. Snowmelt is coming down the river and into the ditches and canals of the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District. Our Land’s Laura Paskus talks with MRGCD’s chief engineer and CEO, Jason Casuga, about irrigation, infrastructure and the Rio Grande Compact.

Correspondent: Laura Paskus

Guest: Jason Casuga, Chief Engineer & CEO, Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District

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Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, reservoir data

USGS Current Water Data for New Mexico – U.S. Geological Survey, streamflow data