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Welcome to the Drinking Water Bureau Website


The New Mexico Finance Authority and New Mexico Environment Department Drinking Water Bureau invite public comment on the State Fiscal Year 2016 Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Intended Use Plan. Comments will be accepted through July 27, 2015.

If your water system is ready to assess and mitigate its risk for flooding, see the EPA's newly-released guide on FLOOD RESILIENCE: A BASIC GUIDE FOR WATER AND WASTEWATER UTILITIES.

The New Mexico Environment Department in partnership with the New Mexico Bureau of Geology and New Mexico Department of Health has created a SOURCE WATER PROTECTION ATLAS, which brings together hydrogeologic information that water systems can use to protect their water supply sources.

What is this?

The mission of the Drinking Water Bureau is:

To preserve, protect, and improve New Mexico's drinking water quality for present and future generations.

Emphasis is placed on upholding state drinking water regulations and the federal Safe Drinking Water Act by providing water system oversight and technical assistance.

We are available to answer your questions.  For immediate assistance, call the Drinking Water Bureau during regular business hours (Monday through Friday - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) toll-free at 877-654-8720. To our staff directory, go to the CONTACT US page. 

Go to the EMERGENCY page for Drinking Water Advisories, Boil Water Advisories and other information on emergency situations at public water systems.

To get information on any of New Mexico's public water systems, go to DRINKING WATER WATCH.



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