The NM Political Report–NM’s Reservoirs Weathered this Year…

Posted by Karen Ray on September 21, 2018 7:16 PM

NM’s reservoirs weathered this year. But what will happen next year?

Right now, New Mexico’s largest reservoir is at about three percent capacity, with just 62,573 acre feet of water in storage as of September 20. Elephant Butte Reservoir’s low levels offer a glimpse of the past, as well as insight into the future. Over the past few decades, southwestern states like New Mexico have on average… Continue reading