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Surface Water Quality Bureau

Our mission is to preserve, protect, and improve New Mexico's
surface water quality for present and future generations.

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Sitting Bull Falls, Lower Pecos Watershed - New Mexico USA


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Bulleted item... Ragsdale Training - Sept.
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Bulleted item Water Sampling/WW Laboratory Certifications Clarification Memo.
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The Utility Operators Certification Program is now accepting electronic submittals for training credits.  Please note that this form will be required by all training providers to submit operator training credits in the future.
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Certified New Mexico Utility Operators can now check their current status for training, certification and renewal records through our online database
bulleted item The Lookup feature allows individual operators to review their past and current certification information as well as training credits earned toward their next renewal.
bulleted item Exam session applications can be reviewed online now as well!
Bulleted item NOTICE Additional fees are now assessed for replacement Operator ID cards and training certificates.  Fill out and send us back the online form to replace your missing items today.
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The application deadline is Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 for the New Mexico Water and Wastewater Association's Central Short School-Exam at the Marriot Pyramid Hotel, 5151 San Francisco Road, in Albuquerque, on Friday, September 12th, 2014.

NOTE: Test Dates, Locations and Fees are subject to change.


Bulleted item EXTENDED DEADLINE NOTICE:  DRAFT CWA §303(d)/§305(b) Integrated List & Report Now Available During 60-Day Public Comment Period
Bulleted item WQCC DRAFT NPS Management Plan released
Bulleted item Public Comment DRAFT TMDLs for the Sacramento Mountains
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bulleted item PUBLIC NOTICEGovernor Martinez Announces River Stewardship Program Request for Proposals
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bulleted item RFP 40-667-14-23110
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DEADLINE:  JULY 31, 2014
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Bulleted item Amended Jemez River Watershed 2014 Field Sampling Plan
Bulleted item Addendum to 2011 Field Sampling Plan for Lakes
Bulleted item Assessing Beaver Habitat on Federal Lands in New Mexico
Bulleted item Water Quality Survey Summary for the Rio Puerco, Zuni River and Puerco River Watersheds
Bulleted item A Wetlands Action Plan for Santa Fe County
Bulleted item 2014 Nutrient Reduction Strategy
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2014 Field Sampling Plan
Bulleted item 2013 NPS Annual Report
Bulleted item 2014 Assessement Protocol
Bulleted item Exploring Springs and Wetlands and their Relationship with Surface Flows, Geology, and Groundwater in the La Cienega Area, Santa Fe County, New Mexico

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