EBID NEWS AND LEGAL UPDATES

EBID Grower’s Meetings March 27 and 28

Posted by Karen Ray on March 19, 2019 10:26 PM

    Elephant Butte Irrigation District will hold its annual Growers Meetings at the following times and places. All EBID members, both producers and small tract owners, are highly encouraged to attend.     Hatch Area: Wednesday, March 27, 2019 […]

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The Road Act Revisited

Posted by Karen Ray on February 26, 2019 9:08 PM

EBID Staff Report The Roads Act is back on the road so to speak. First presented during the 2017 New Mexico Legislative Session, it is now staging a comeback. The issues prompting the legislation have not disappeared but remain of […]

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Temporary Tire Disposal Opportunities

Posted by Karen Ray on February 14, 2019 11:32 PM

The Elephant Butte Irrigation District and the South Central Solid Waste Authority have partnered with the New Mexico Environment Department to offer three temporary opportunities for EBID members, farmers, and the public to legally dispose of tires. Help reduce illegal […]

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Mesilla Dam Bridge Shutdown February 19-22

Posted by Engineering on February 6, 2019 2:05 PM

For Immediate Release Mesilla Dam Bridge Shutdown February 19-22, 2019 Las Cruces, NM Date: February 5, 2019 Contact: EBID 575-526-6671, Ext 1 As part of Elephant Butte Irrigation District’s Operation and Maintenance of Mesilla Dam, EBID will be performing maintenance […]

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New Procurement Information

Posted by Engineering on February 4, 2019 6:00 AM

EBID has posted an Invitation to Bid titled “Corrugated Pipe, Bands & Ends”. Bids are due no later than 3:00pm local time on February 27th, 2019. For official details click HERE. EBID has also posted a Request For Proposals: Professional […]

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Mesilla Dam Bridge Shutdown Dates

Posted by Karen Ray on January 8, 2019 7:06 PM

Notice: Mesilla Dam Bridge Shutdown January 21-25, 2019 and January 28-31, 2019 Las Cruces, NM Contact: EBID 575-526-6671, Ext 1 As part of Elephant Butte Irrigation Districts Operation and Maintenance of Mesilla Dam, EBID will be performing maintenance to the […]

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Irrigation Efficiency Workshop

Posted by Engineering on December 20, 2018 10:40 PM

Register for the On-Farm Water Conservation Irrigation Efficiency Workshop to be held on the New Mexico State University Campus at Hernandez Hall, Rm 103 on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. For course Registration Details visit: professionaldevelopment.nmsu.edu/courses or call (575) 646-7852. Topics include […]

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EBID Expects Bleak Surface Water Outlook for 2019

Posted by Karen Ray on December 18, 2018 9:51 PM

Farmers received a bleak forecast for the 2019 irrigation season at the December Elephant Butte Irrigation District Board of Directors meeting. Dr. Phil King, water resources specialist for the District, noted that total usable project storage currently sits at just […]

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EBID Celebrates 100 Years

Posted by Karen Ray on November 20, 2018 4:38 PM

Elephant Butte Irrigation District was formed in 1918, only two years after the completion of Elephant Butte Dam. Together they transformed a flood prone high desert watershed into an agricultural oasis and economic dynamo for the entire southwest region. This […]

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Quantifying Groundwater Resilience

Posted by Karen Ray on September 14, 2018 6:55 PM

Quantifying groundwater resilience through conjunctive use for irrigated agriculture in a constrained aquifer system Erek H. Fuchs, Kenneth C. Carroll, James P. King Fuchs–Groundwater Resources Manager for Elephant Butte Irrigation District, Las Cruces, NM 88001, United States Carroll–Department of Plant […]

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