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 District’s Operation and Maintenance of Mesilla Dam, EBID will be performing maintenance to the […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 and […]


Environmental Water Transaction Program

Posted by Karen Ray on July 2, 2018 10:49 PM

  The following information is taken from a collaborative brochure produced by IBWC, EBID and other partners. Additional details can be found at the IBWC website The Rio Grande Canalization Project Restoring Riparian Habitat along the Lower Rio Grande In the […]