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Surface Water Quality Bureau

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surface water quality for present and future generations.

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Sitting Bull Falls, Lower Pecos Watershed - New Mexico USA


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Supervisory Leadership Certificate Program

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Certified New Mexico Utility Operators can now check their current status for training, certification and renewal records through our online database.
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The application deadline is Wednesday, June 22, 2016 for the New Mexico Water and Wastewater Association's Exam to be held at Acoma Sky City Casino Hotel I-40 West, Exit 102 in Acoma Friday, July 22 , 2016.


NOTE: Test Dates, Locations and Fees are subject to change.

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Eric Hall (505) 827-2804
Anne Keller (505) 827-0149
April Salazar (505) 827-2802


Monitoring, Assessment and Standards Section
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Lower Pecos TMDL & EPA Approval
Jemez River TMDL & EPA Approval
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2016-2018 CWA 303(d)/305(b) Integrated Report and List
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604(b) RFQ public notice
604(b) RFQ
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Rio Ruidoso TMDL public notice
Rio Ruidoso public comment TMDL
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Watershed Protection Section
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        EPA Letter of Approval
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       • EPA Letter of Approval
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Summer 2016 Clearing the Waters

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Additional Funding Sources for Watershed Protection Projects

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Upper Gallinas Watershed Wetland Action Plan released


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