EBID Predicts Grim Outlook for 2021 Water Season

Posted by Karen Ray on October 15, 2020 6:45 PM

“We’re getting into a position where we’re going to have to make some difficult decisions” noted Dr. Phil King at Elephant Butte Irrigation District’s monthly board of director’s meeting on October 14.  King, a civil engineer, is the District’s water […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]