New Mexico Watershed and Dam Owners Coalition Annual Conference and Workshop

Posted by Karen Ray on April 3, 2019 7:42 PM

Theme:  New Mexico Dams and Watershed Health: A Need For a New Approach

May 1st – 3rd, 2019

Early bird registration and hotel rate special end April 10thRegister Now!

Go to:


Hilton Garden Inn Uptown

6510 American Parkway NE

Albuquerque, NM 87110


Thursday Morning through Friday Lunch

8am Thursday May 2nd through 1:30pm Friday May 3rd


Wednesday Workshop:

ASDSO presents: Dams 101

10am to 5pm Wednesday May 1st

Optional registration for ONLY this workshop for $40 per person, including lunch. Workshop provided by the New Mexico Office of the State Engineer Dam Safety Bureau.


Keynote Speaker will be State Engineer John D’Antonio

Agenda Highlights include: State of New Mexico Dams and Forests, New Mexico Legislature and National Watershed Coalition updates, Clean Water Act/Waters of the US (WOTUS) update, Upper Watershed Erosion Control, overview of experiences with emergency responses and development of EAPs and Early Warning Systems, etc.

There will also be training on NRCS Dam Watch and updates/info on NRCS watershed funding opportunities, watershed legislation, the Rio Grande Water Fund and the South Central New Mexico Stormwater Coalition watershed restoration initiatives.

The full conference schedule includes discussion of GIS tools for dam owners and watershed managers, advanced GIS tools in cutting edge watershed and 2D hydraulic modeling.

For questions or assistance, please contact: Merry Jo Fahl, NMWDOC Administrator