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Policy Conflicts and Sustainable Water Resources Development in New Mexico's Rio Grande Basin

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Policy Conflicts and Sustainable Water Resources Development in New Mexico's Rio Grande Basin

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Title: Policy Conflicts and Sustainable Water Resources Development in New Mexico's Rio Grande Basin
Author: Campana, Michael E.; Matthews, Olen Paul; DeSimone, Richard M.; DeSimone, Doris J.
Subject(s): Sustainable water resources
Rio Grande Basin
Arsenic
Rio Grande Silvery Minnow
Abstract: The chapters of this report represent the work of students who took Water Resources 573, Interdisciplinary Water Resources III, during summer 1999. Drs. Michael E. Campana (hydrology), Paul Matthews (water law and policy), and David Brookshire (environmental economics) were the instructors. The class focused on three contemporary issues within the Rio Grande basin: 1) arsenic in the waters of the basin, including both the conflict between the City of Albuquerque and Isleta Pueblo over arsenic in the Rio Grande and the impending change in drinking water standards for arsenic; 2) the hydrologic impacts and fire management aspects of the restoration of the ponderosa pine forest in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains; and 3) the economic and environmental impacts of preserving the silvery minnow, an endangered species living in the Rio Grande.
Date: 2012-07-05
Series: WRP-2
Description: This course is the required capstone seminar for Master of Water Resources (MWR) graduate students in the Water Resources Program at the University of New Mexico.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1928/20844

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