Board Meetings

The EBID Board of Directors meets monthly. Board meetings are generally scheduled on the second Wednesday of each month beginning at 9:30 AM. Occasionally, special board meetings are conducted to transact important business that cannot wait until the next regular meeting.

Please email the Executive Secretary or call (575) 993-2429 for additional information or to confirm meeting dates.

Board meetings this year:

January 15

February 12

March 5

April 15

May 13

June 10

July 8

August 12

September 9

October 14

November 11

December 9

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Board Meeting Agenda

All regular board meetings are open to the public. To view the meeting agenda (posted 72 hours prior to the meeting), CLICK HERE

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Board Meeting Minutes

To view the meeting minutes for past meetings, CLICK HERE

Disclaimer: The documents provided online are for informational purposes only and are not official minutes. Official EBID Board Meeting Minutes are printed on special paper and bound in the EBID Board Book. Official copies are available only from the EBID Executive Office

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For an overview of how EBID manages and delivers irrigation water, CLICK HERE

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Records Requests

The public records maintained by EBID are available upon request.

Fees for electronic records will not be more than $100.00 per request. Other fees and charges are based upon the documents requested and charged per copy plus personnel and administrative costs.

Please click on the links below for the appropriate Public Records Request Form:

Request to Inspect Public Records

Request for Electronic Public Records

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To view EBID procurement documents, click HERE.

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Jobs and Hiring

Elephant Butte Irrigation District only accepts online applications at

Any questions regarding applying for a position at Elephant Butte Irrigation District may contact the Human Resources department at (575) 993-2490.


Elephant Butte Irrigation District cares for its employees and offers a comprehensive and competitive range of benefits for them.

Our employees enjoy:

Certain benefits are subject to eligibility requirements, and benefits may be modifies or terminated by management at any time

To See Open Job Opportunities, click below:

Elephant Butte Irrigation District provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard for race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or veteran status and in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The District complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the District has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Fact Sheets

Please click on the links below for the EBID fact sheets:

Flat Rate Irrigation (Small Tract Irrigation)

Water Right Transfers

Use of EBID Facilities

Local Improvement Districts

Irrigation Information

Infrastructure Improvement

Protecting Water Quality

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Special Use Permits

The Engineering Department can assist you with Land Records, Classification of Surface Water Rights, Changes in Property Ownership, Water Right Transfers, and Special Use Permits. For assistance regarding any of these matters, please call (575) 526-6671 Option #4.

Use the following links for information about special use permits and permit application forms:

Right of Use Policy

Right of Use Permit application form

For additional information on EBID’s policies, follow this LINK

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Contact Us

Main Office hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

During irrigation season, water orders can be placed by calling Water Orders Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM.


Phone Number

Water Orders

(575) 524-8003

Main Office

530 S. Melendres S.

(575) 526-6671

Las Cruces, NM 88005

Tax Office

(575) 526-6671 Option #0

(575) 993-2464

(575) 993-2475

(575) 526-1740 (fax)

Executive Secretary

(575) 526-6671 Option #1

(575) 993-2429

(575) 523-9666 (fax)

Finance Director

(575) 526-6671 Option #2

(575) 993-2437

Human Resources

(575) 526-6671 Option #3

(575) 993-2490

(575) 526-2234 (fax)


(575) 526-6671 Option #4


(575) 526-6671 Option #5

(575) 993-2701

(575) 993-2706

Water Records

(575) 526-6671 Option #6

(575) 993-2709

(575) 993-2712

(575) 993-2722

(575) 526-8391 (fax)

Irrigation Systems

(575) 639-4381

Groundwater Resources

(575) 993-2489


(575) 650-5045

SCADA Systems

(575) 639-4389

Hatch Yard (north)

3000 Highway 187

Hatch, NM 87937

Operations North Unit 1A

(575) 650-5032

Operations North Unit 1B

(575) 650-5033

Main Office (central)

530 S. Melendres S.

Las Cruces, NM 88005

Operations Central Unit 2A

(575) 639-4362

Operations Central Unit 2B

(575) 639-4363

Operations Central Unit 3A

(575) 639-4364

Operations Central Unit 3B

(575) 639-4365

Chamberino Yard (south)

10935 Highway 28

La Mesa, NM 88044

Operations South Unit 4A

(575) 639-4366

Operations South Unit 4B

(575) 639-4367

Operations South Unit 5A

(575) 639-4368

Operations South Unit 5B

(575) 639-4369

Operations South Unit 6A

(575) 639-4371

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