DASWCD Chairman Joe Delk and District Manager Cecilia Owen assisted Dee Tarr, Marsha Wright (not pictured), and Rebecca Healy with the NM Coalition of Conservation Districts Booth at the NMSU Ag Day Event on October 31, 2015.
District Manager Cecilia Owen attended dam inspections conducted by USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service, Elephant Butte Irrigation District, and the Dona Ana County Flood Commission on November 17, 2015. It is important for public safety and for the integrity of the dams, structures, and pooling areas that people refrain from recreating in and around these areas.
Pictured below is an inlet vandalized with bullet holes which will ultimately affect the integrity and function the structure.
Pictured above is a section in the bottom of a dam littered with debris and broken glass which poses hazards to the public.
The next regularly scheduled meeting will be Thursday, May 12, 2016. Please see the meeting notice, which is under the Meeting Notice Tab on the left hand side, for more information.