Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Three Counties Meet To Debate Water Issues.(New Mexico & The West)

Byline: Jenna Naranjo Journal Staff Writer

Grass-Roots Group Gives Sides a Forum

Residents of Bernalillo, Sandoval and Valencia counties came together Saturday to discuss water concerns.

Starting in July, the Middle Rio Grande Water Assembly has urged people in each county to help develop a plan to address water challenges.

On Saturday, residents from all three counties gathered at the Convention Center in Albuquerque to discuss goals and objectives for using water more efficiently.

While some attendees were concerned with water and agriculture or water and the economy, most everyone acknowledged that to preserve water is to preserve life. …

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