Part 3-NM Political Report-SCOTUS Battle Over Rio Grande Intensifies

Posted by Karen Ray on September 27, 2018 6:19 PM

Last winter, snows didn’t come to the mountains, and the headwaters of the Rio Grande suffered from drought. In April, the river—New Mexico’s largest—was already drying south of Socorro. And over the summer, reservoir levels plummeted. Meanwhile, the U.S. Supreme Court battle between Texas, New Mexico and the U.S. government over the waters of the … Continue reading