Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Meeting Planned On Water Authority.

Byline: Journal Staff Reports

AROUND NORTHERN N.M.

A public meeting is scheduled Wednesday in Espanola to discuss establishment of a regional water and sewer authority.

The 6 p.m. meeting at the Mission Convento will explain the purpose of the authority that would serve the Espanola and Pojoaque valleys. The authority is studying ways of finding funds for infrastructure improvements to provide clean drinking water and sewer service in rural areas to replace leaking septic tanks contributing to ground-water contamination.

In a separate but related matter, Congress has given preliminary approval to a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to investigate the feasibility of reclaiming and reusing waste water in Espanola, U. …

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