Welcome to the Doña Ana Soil and Water Conservation District webpage.


Thank you to all who voted during our mill levy referendum on Tuesday, April 8th, 2014. We appreciate your time and patience with the process. The results were 500 for the mill levy and 2,859 against.

Ballot Language: Shall the Dona Ana Soil and Water Conservation District of Dona Ana County, State of New Mexico be authorized to impose a property tax off 9.2 cents per each $1000.00 of net taxable value of the property allocated to the District under the Property Tax Code for the property tax years 2014 to 2023 for the purpose of funding for increasing public safety through dam maintenance, dam rehabilitation, watershed management, reducing the risk of dam breaching: providing innovative programs for rain-water harvesting, water conservation, weed management, noxious weed removal, erosion control structures, brush control, open space, water desalinization; provide funds for hiring employees to administer and fund programs addressing the statutory duties of the District; develop partnerships with other Federal Agencies, Inter-state Streams Commission, Army Corps of Engineers; provide for cost-sharing for water quality initiatives, soil testing, wind breaks, rangeland improvements; increase local technical conservation knowledge base; provide training and workshops and promote the health, safety and general welfare for the people of Dona Ana County?

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