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Middle Rio Grande Basin study

James R. Bartolino

Middle Rio Grande Basin study

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Published by U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey in [Reston, Va?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Groundwater -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque Region,
  • Hydrogeology -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque Region,
  • Water resources development -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque Region,
  • Groundwater -- Rio Grande Valley,
  • Hydrogeology -- Rio Grande Valley,
  • Water resources development -- Rio Grande Valley,
  • Rio Grande Watershed

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames R. Bartolino
    SeriesFact sheet -- FS-034-97, Fact sheet (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- FS-97-034
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[4] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13620630M
    OCLC/WorldCa36788845

    Lower Rio Grande Basin Study 1. Location of Study Area The basin study area encompasses , square miles along the U.S./Mexico border and includes the Lower Rio Grande River basin from Fort Quitman, Texas to the Gulf of Mexico. Water supply/demand projections and water management recommendations will focus on eight. This monograph of the Rio Chama basin in northern New Mexico resulted from a larger project awarded to New Mexico State University by the National Science Foundation, Dynamics of Coupled Natural-Human Systems Program. The project was titled: Acequia Water Systems Linking Culture and Nature—An Integrated Analysis of Community Resilience to Climate and Author: Sam Markwell, José A. Rivera, Moises Gonzales, J. Jarrett García. Monroe Basin Engineering Study Prepared by: Camp, Dresser & McKee Inc. February adlCPR ver. Lake Jesup Basin Engineering Study and Drainage Inventory Prepared by: Camp, Dresser & McKee Inc. December Little Econlockhatchee River BasinPhone: () The Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District (MRGCD) was officially founded in the s, but it may well be the oldest operating irrigation system in North America. Currently the MRGCD serves ab ha of irrigated land and provides additional benefits to the Middle Rio Grande MRG Valley by providing proper soil drainage and protection.

    Surface Water Hydrology of the Rio Grande Basin 71 WRRI Conference Proceedings more than a fold range from the low of 30, cfs, with a median above cfs (Figure 5). As important as the overall supply is the great variability from year to year. Figure 6 shows runoff patterns in the Rio Pueblo de TaosFile Size: KB.


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Genre/Form: Government publications: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bartolino, James R. Middle Rio Grande Basin study. [Reston, Va?]: U.S. Dept. of the. This case study shows how chemical and isotopic data were used to characterize sources and flow of groundwater in the Middle Rio Grande Basin (MRGB) of New Mexico, USA.

The 14 C model ages of the groundwater samples are on the tens of thousands of year timescale. These data changed some of the prevailing ideas about flow in the MRGB, and were. The Albuquerque Basin (or Middle Rio Grande Basin) is one of the largest and deepest of the structural basins in the Rio Grande contains the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Geologically, the Albuquerque Basin is a half-graben that slopes down towards the east to terminate on the Sandia and Manzano mountains. It has a semi-arid climate, with large areas Coordinates: 35°06′N °36′W /.

the Upper Rio Grande Basin of Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas. • Middle Rio Grande Endangered Species Collaborative Program, which includes 16 federal, state, and local governmental entities, Indian tribes and Pueblos, and nongovernmental organizations representing diverse interests.

• The. Lower Rio Grande Basin Study, conducted inFile Size: KB. Chemical data from more than ground-water sites in the Middle Rio Grande Basin of central New Mexico indicate that arsenic concentrations exceed the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency drinking-water standard of 10 micrograms per liter across broad areas of the Santa Fe Group aquifer system, which is currently the almost exclusive source of drinking-water supply Cited by: The study area encompas square miles along the boundary of California and Oregon.

(Completed Study) Lower Rio Grande Basin Study - Reclamation partnered with the Rio Grande Regional Water Authority to fund the study. The study area encompassessquare miles along the United States/Mexico border from Fort Quitman, Texas to the. 0 5 10 15 20 miles Extent of Middle Rio Grande Basin Figure 1.

Extent of the Middle Rio Grande Basin, central New Mexico. the Middle Rio Grande Basin. This earlier study described the hydrogeology of the Albuquerque area (Thorn, McAda, and Kernodle, ) and the development of a ground-water-flow model (a computerAuthor: James R.

Bartolino. In this report, “Middle Rio Grande Basin” refers to the geologic basin defined by the extent of deposits of Cenozoic age along the Rio Grande from about Cochiti Dam to about San Acacia. Inthe population of the Middle Rio Grande Basin was aboutor about 38 percent of the population of New Mexico (U.S.

Census Bureau, a. The Middle Rio Grande Basin study is a 6-year effort by the U.S. Geological Survey and partner agencies to improve knowledge and understanding of the hydrology, geology, landforms, and land-use characteristics of this region of central New Mexico.

The significance of these investigations stems from the geography and demography of this. Case Study: Middle Rio Grande Basin, New Mexico, USA L. Niel Plummer and Ward E.

Sanford U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA USA Chemical and isotopic patterns in groundwater can record characteristics of water sources, flow directions, and groundwater age information. This hydrochemical information can be useful in. Get this from a library.

U.S. Geological Survey middle Rio Grande basin study: proceedings of the third annual workshop, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Scurlock, Dan. From the rio to the sierra: An environmental history of the Middle Rio Grande Basin.

General Technical Report RMRS-GTR Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. Abstract Various human groups have greatly affected the processes and evolution of Middle.

the Middle Rio Grande Basin near Albuquerque, New Mexico, as part of the U.S. Geological Survey National Water-Quality Assessment Program. The Santa Fe Group aquifer system in the Middle Rio Grande Basin regional study area is represen-tative of the Basin and Range basin-fill aquifers of the south.

From Rio to Sierra. An Environmmental History of the Middle Rio Grande Basin on *FREE* shipping on qualifying cturer: Rocky Mountain Research Station.

U.S. Geological Survey Middle Rio Grande Basin Study--proceedings of the first annual workshop, Denver, Description of piezometers installed in the middle Rio Grande basin area,central New Mexico Ground-water resource assessment in the Río Grande de Manatí alluvial plain, Río Arriba Saliente a.

The Middle Rio Grande Basin includes the Rio Grande (in blue) from Bandelier National Monument in the north to the upper end of Elephant Butte Reservoir in the south, as well as the area surrounding the seven major tributaries that contribute to the river: Santa Fe River, GalisteoAuthor: Deborah M.

Finch, Catherine Dold. The Middle Rio Grande Basin covers about 7, km 2 along the Rio Grande Rift in central New Mexico, USA (Figure 1). The basin consists of generally unconsolidated Cenozoic basin. The Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District (MRGCD) was formed in to manage the irrigation systems and control floods in the Albuquerque is responsible for the stretch of river from the Cochiti Dam in Sandoval County in the north, through Bernalillo County, Valencia County and Socorro County to the Elephant Butte Reservoir in the south.

It manages the Headquarters: Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Upper Rio Grande Basin (URGB) of Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, and northern Mexico was chosen as a focus area study (FAS) for the USGS National Water Census.

The conjunctive use of water in the URGB takes place under a myriad of legal constraints including the Rio Grande Compact agreement between. USGS is undertaking a 3-year study of water use, availability, and change in the Upper Rio Grande Basin in one of several national “Focus Area Studies” in the Department of Interior’s WaterSMART Upper Rio Grande study area runs miles from its headwaters in Colorado through New Mexico and northern Mexico to Ft.

Quitman, Texas. City of Albuquerque Habitat Restoration Project for the Middle Rio Grande: MB: Perennial Rio Grande Silvery Minnow Refugia Drain Outfalls: MB: Unit 7 Drain River Maintenance Project for the Middle Rio Grande: KB: Corrales Siphon River Maintenance Project for the Middle Rio Grande: KB: Upper Rio Grande 4,5,6 Pecos River 7 Middle Rio Grande Sub-basin 8 Lower Rio Grande Sub-basin 9 M11 Special Studies Special studies are incorporated into the CRP to address issues and concerns that are expressed at the BAC meetings.

CRP staff solicit assistance from the BAC to prioritize the concerns and develop a scope of work. From the Rio to the Sierra an environmental history of the middle Rio Grande Basin (SuDoc A RMRS-GTR-5) [Scurlock, Dan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

From the Rio to the Sierra an environmental history of the middle Rio Grande Basin (SuDoc A RMRS-GTR-5)Author: Dan Scurlock. This article is the first in a 2-part series about water, climate, and agriculture in New Mexico’s Lower Rio Grande Valley. Part 2 is about the costs of drought for farmers in the region.

On a mid-July afternoon, ditch riders—men patrolling irrigation channels—twisted open steel gates cut into concrete waterways in New Mexico’s Lower Rio Grande River Valley. However, a study revealed that pumping from an underground aquifer in the Closed Basin was causing depletion to the waters of the Rio Grande.

Ina water court judge approved a plan for the Special Improvement District No. 1 of the Rio Grande Water Conservation District that proposed a way to restore river flows otherwise lost to. " Particle-size distribution of stream bed material in the middle Rio Grande basin, New Mexico.

" Short Papers in the Geologic and Hydrologic Sciences, Article –, C–C o Rio Grande modeled in RiverWare™ Software o Four Daily Time-Step Models: Accounting, Forecasting, Water Operations, & Planning o Seven USBR & CORPS-operated reservoirs o Physical modeling, reservoirs, reaches, diversions, etc.

o 16 Accounts of trans-basin “San Juan-Chama” water o NRCS/NWS “coordinated” spring-runoff forecasts. Restoring the Rio Grande: A Case Study in Environmental Federalism, 28 ENVTL.

REV. 15 (). The Western Water Policy Review Advisory Commission: Another Look at Western Water, 37 NAT. RESOURCES J. Available at: NRJ. State and Tribal Water Quality Standards Under the Clean Water Act: A Case Study, 35 NAT. RESOURCES J. Coalition of Six Middle Rio Grande Basin Pueblos NM State Legislature, Indian Affairs Committee J 4 been on meeting its Rio Grande Compact obligations to deliver water to Texas without a coherent policy that also protects the Middle Rio Grande from localized impacts, including impacts to Pueblos or other senior rights holders.

The Rio Grande (/ ˈ r iː oʊ ˈ ɡ r æ n d / or / ˈ r iː oʊ ˈ ɡ r ɑː n d eɪ /; Spanish: Río Bravo del Norte, Spanish pronunciation: [ˈri.o ˈβɾaβo ðel ˈnoɾte] or simply Río Bravo) is one of the principal rivers (along with the Colorado River) in the southwest United States and northern Rio Grande begins in south-central Colorado in the United States and flows to Mouth: Gulf of Mexico.

Middle Rio Grande Watershed J The Middle Rio Grande Watershed study also identified other potential water quality impairments in this watershed which are not addressed in this document.

Subsequent TMDLs New Mexico. Final Biological and Conference Opinion for Bureau of Reclamation, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and Non-Federal Water Management and Maintenance Activities on the Middle Rio Grande, New Mexico.

Efforts to Protect Endangered Species in the Middle Rio Grande Continue with Renewed Commitments from Key Water Management Agencies. into four sub-basins: the Pecos River sub-basin, the upper Rio grande sub-basin, the middle Rio grande sub-basin, and the lower Rio grande sub-basin.

data collected from these sub-basins are entered into a database administered by the tCeQ. the CRP and tCeQ use the database to. At least in the Rio Grande Basin, that golden age appears to be at an end, said David Gutzler, a climatologist at the University of New Mexico who sits on the Intergovernmental Panel on Author: Marty Schladen.

Middle Rio Grande Endangered Species Collaborative Program. Assignment and participation of staff to support technical workgroups, including habitat restoration, general science of the endangered species, water management model development and other areas of this program.

The final Environmental Impact Study (EIS) was completed in April. basin is based on the presence of the Rio Grande fault, a relatively young intrabasinal fault proposed by Russell and Snelson ().

Their Rio Grande fault cuts the basin-bounding rift-flanking faults of the Sandia Mountains. Gravity (Grauch et al., ), geomorphic, and stratigraphic data (Connell andFile Size: 1MB. The Middle Rio Grande (MRG) Basin in north-central New Mexico (Figure 1) is a prime test bed for the development of a process and a tool that addresses the issues named above.

Growing. WATER RESOURCES OF THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE vii There is no subject of greater interest to New Mexicans than water: where we get it, how we use it, and how it is managed. Years of below-average precip-itation have only increased that interest. Our focus for this volume is the Middle Rio Grande from San Acacia to Elephant Size: KB.

In this case, the middle Rio Grande Basin extends from Otowi Bridge near Santa Fe south through Albuquerque and the Sevilleta to Elephant Butte Reservoir about kilometers south of Albuquerque.

Climatically, this region varies from the north where moisture deficits are more severe to the south where there is an increasing period of greater.

The supply issues facing the Lower Rio Grande River basin are extremely complex, ranging from a to local scale. First, because the study area is shared by both the U.S. and both politically and technically.

Flows within operations and run-off emanating from both the required reservoir releases pursuant to stipulations set forth in the U.S.

Trends (BEST) Program: Environmental Contaminants and their Effects on Fish in the Rio Grande Basin By Christopher J. Schmitt, Gail M. Dethloff, Jo Ellen Hinck, Timothy M. Bartish, Vicki S. Blazer, James J. Coyle, Nancy D. Denslow, and Donald E. Tillitt Scientific Investigations Report — U.S. Department of the Interior U.S.

Geological.Basin Highlights Report for the Rio Grande Basin 6 Table 1. Water Quality Parameters Field Parameters Parameter Description E ects to Water body pH Measure of how acidic or basic the water is. The values range from 0 to 14, with 7 being neutral. pH values less than 7 indicate acidity, whereas a pH greater than 7 indicates a base.U.S.

Geological Survey, BoxFederal Center, MSDenver, Colorado USA.