EBID NEWS AND LEGAL UPDATES

USDA Announces Direct Assistance Program to Farmers

Posted by Karen Ray on May 21, 2020 8:55 PM

Attention EBID Members, Elephant Butte Irrigation District is passing along information that may be helpful to farmers. On May 19, the USDA announced, “U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which […]

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EBID Sets Flat Rate Irrigation Schedule

Posted by Karen Ray on May 14, 2020 4:11 PM

Elephant Butte Irrigation District set the flat rate irrigation schedule during yesterday’s Board of Directors meeting. This year’s 14-inch allotment allowed them to set aside two weekends for EBID members who own small tract acreage to irrigate: May 30-31 and […]

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Water’s Coming!

Posted by Karen Ray on May 12, 2020 10:51 PM

Water’s coming, better prepare the canals! No, these aren’t the spoofed lyrics to an old rock and roll song. It’s a reminder that irrigation season in the Mesilla and south valley is imminent. The District is pushing hard to finish […]

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Canal Cleanup and Safety

Posted by Karen Ray on April 29, 2020 5:47 PM

During this time of extra care and societal distancing, EBID’s essential ditchriders are still fulfilling their critical role of managing irrigation orders and driving canals to ensure there are no safety or maintenance problems. The District’s hundreds of miles of […]

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Notice of Special Board of Directors Meeting

Posted by Engineering on March 19, 2020 6:28 PM

There will be a Special Board of Directors meeting on Friday, April 3, 2020 beginning at 9:00a.m. Attendance will be via telephone ONLY. The topic of discussion: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Developments, and EBID restrictions and protection. All public wanting to attend […]

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On-Farm Water Conservation Irrigation Efficiency Workshop

Posted by Karen Ray on February 5, 2020 5:03 PM

This informative workshop co-sponsored by NMSU and EBID is scheduled for February 22, 2020, Hernandez Hall, Room 103, NMSU – Las Cruces Campus. Click the link for full information: https://nmsu-engineering.zohobackstage.com/On-FarmWaterConservationIrrigationEfficiencyWorkshop Workshop topics to include: Crop Irrigation Needs and Optimizing Delivery, […]

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Winter Shut-down

Posted by Engineering on December 19, 2019 5:11 PM

EBID will close for the annual winter shut-down from Friday afternoon December 20th, 2019 until the normal start of business on Thursday January 2nd, 2020. Happy holidays and happy new year!

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EBID Board of Directors Election Results

Posted by Karen Ray on December 10, 2019 5:49 PM

Elephant Butte Irrigation District’s Board of Directors met Monday, December 9th to canvass the votes from the December 3rd election for six Board positions. Each member of EBID’s nine-member Board is elected for a four-year term and represents one of the District’s […]

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EBID Begins Piping Project – Picacho WHEN

Posted by Karen Ray on December 6, 2019 5:36 PM

EBID’s employees have installed many miles of pipeline across the District. This winter they’ve begun work on another section, the Nusbaum Lateral, that is part of a larger, grant-funded project called the Picacho WHEN. Piping the entire 2634 feet of […]

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Election Notice for December 3, 2019

Posted by Engineering on November 22, 2019 5:25 PM

ELECTION NOTICE ELEPHANT BUTTE IRRIGATION DISTRICT DATE OF ELECTION: TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2019 Notice is hereby given that there will be an election in the Elephant Butte Irrigation District of NM, Tuesday, December 5, 2019 from 8 am until 6 […]

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