All Environmental Health Bureau (EHB) field offices are closed to minimize the spread of the Corona Virus. EHB Liquid Waste Program is encouraging all members of the public to use e-mail whenever possible to interact with staff and field offices. Please see attached for detailed information on continued operations during this public health emergency.Implementing the Septage Pumping Truck Annual RegistrationThe annual registration process will become effective July 1, 2021.
The Liquid Waste Program has scheduled a series of public meetings to discuss the proposed requirements that will become effective 7/1/21.
These meetings are an opportunity for industry and public to provide input on how the process will be implemented.
The meetings are scheduled for the week of April 19th through the 24th 2021 ; for details click the title above.
Implementing the Alternative System Annual Operating Permit Renewal Process
To protect the health and welfare of present and future citizens of New Mexico by providing for the prevention and abatement of public health hazards and surface and ground water contamination from on-site liquid waste disposal practices.
Liquid Waste Program (Septic Systems)
Taking Care of Your Septic System
Free Online Private Well Assessments for Private Well Owners
See attached flyer in English and Spanish
Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC), a non-profit organization is offering private well owners free well assessments and water quality screening for nitrate.
Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC, por sus siglas en ingles), una organización sin fines de lucro, está ofreciendo evaluaciones y pruebas de calidad del agua para nitratos gratis de pozos a los dueños de pozos privados.
Esta evaluación de pozos incluye:
To register for the well assessment, you can either:
Para registrarse para una evaluación de pozos cualquiera:
|The fee regulations became effective July 1, 2020 and has been published on our Laws and Regulations Page.|
|NOTICE OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPROVEMENT BOARD’S DECISION TO REPEAL AND REPLACE RULE RELATED TO LIQUID WASTE TREATMENT AND DISPOSAL FEES (20.7.11 NMAC)|
|AVISO DE LA DECISIÓN DE DEROGAR Y REEMPLAZAR LA NORMA RELATIVA A LAS TARIFAS DE TRATAMIENTO Y ELIMINACIÓN DE RESIDUOS LÍQUIDOS (20.7.11 NMAC) DE LA JUNTA DE MEJORAMIENTO AMBIENTAL|
Next WTAC Meeting May 14, 2021 at 9:30am to 12:00pm.
WTAC Meetings: due to the current Public Health Emergency (“Emergency”) under the Governor’s Executive Order No. 2020-004, and in accordance with the Attorney General’s guidance for open meetings during the Emergency, meetings will be held remotely. Members of the public may attend the meeting by telephone at the following number:
1-(800)-747-5150 – access code: TBA
|New Resource for determining Depth to Water. The Office of the State Engineer has provide an online map of the wells that they have information on. There could be other well in the area. After clicking on a well, the Depth to Water value is near the end of the list (scroll down).|