Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Wilson Targets Water Troubles.

Byline: Rory McClannahan Journal Staff Writer

New Bills Would Pay For Trust Funds, Area Plans

There may still be snow on the ground throughout the East Mountains and Estancia Valley, but the area - like the rest of the state - still has water problems.

And now is the time to start addressing those problems in earnest, say a state senator and the head of the Estancia Basin Water Planning Board.

Sen. Sue Wilson, R-Albuquerque, who is a member of the legislative Water and Natural Resources Committee, said Monday that several major water-related bills will be introduced during the Legislature's session, which starts Jan. 16 and will last 60 days. …

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