Board Meetings

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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 575-526-6671, ext. 402 for additional information and to confirm meeting dates.

Board meetings in 2018:

January 17

February 14

March 14

April 11

May 9

June 13

July 11

August 8

September 12

October 10

November 14

December 12

Board Meeting Agenda

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

Board Meeting Minutes

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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 a general description of how EBID manages and delivers irrigation water, click HERE .

Records Requests

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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 . A new page with the documents will open.

Jobs and Hiring

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Elephant Butte Irrigation District accepts applications and resumes in person at the office located at 530 S. Melendres St, Las Cruces NM 88005 between the hours of 8am and 4pm.

Persons interested in applying for a position at Elephant Butte Irrigation District may contact the HR/Safety Director at (575) 526-6671 x411 for any further questions.

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.

Open Positions:
(Click job title for more information)

Job Title: Service Mechanic

Opening Date: 07/17/17

Closing Date: Open until filled

Starting Pay: $13.50/hr

Opening Date: 02/06/18

Closing Date: Open until filled

Starting Pay: $10.50/hr

Job Title: RTU Tech Level I

Opening Date: 02/08/18

Closing Date: Open until filled

Starting Pay: $12.50/hr

Fact Sheets

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


Small Tract Irrigation

Water Right Transfers

Use of EBID Facilities

Special Use Permits

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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 ext. 5.

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

Right of Use Policy

Right of Use Permit application form

Contact Us

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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

(575) 523-9666 (fax)


(575) 526-6671 #402


(575) 526-6671 #410

Human Resources

(575) 526-6671 #411

Irrigation Systems

(575) 526-6671 #430

Groundwater Resources

(575) 526-6671 #452


(575) 526-6671 #2

Tax, water records

(575) 526-6671 #3

(575) 526-8391 (fax)


(575) 526-6671 #5


(575) 526-6671 #6


(575) 526-6671 #7


(575) 526-6671 #8


(575) 527-6671 #9

Hatch Yard (north)

3000 Highway 187

(575) 267-4323

Hatch, NM 87937

(575) 267-4865 (fax)

Chamberino Yard (south)

10935 Highway 28

(575) 233-3032

La Mesa, NM 88044

(575) 233-3118 (fax)

Operations North Unit 1A

(575) 650-5032

Operations North Unit 1B

(575) 650-5033

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

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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