The water committees of the New Mexico Legislature are meeting in Farmington on August 28, 29, and 30. The committees will conduct hearings on the San Juan Basin drought and the Navajo settlement.
Meetings are open to the public, and you are encouraged to attend any part of the hearings.
The meetings will be held in the Henderson Fine Arts Center at San Juan College in Farmington.
On Wednesday, August 28, 1:30 – 5:00 pm, the Drought Subcommittee will have a hearing on the Colorado River Basin Water Supply and Demand Study. The study explains the increasing drought and shrinking water supply on the San Juan River and the other parts of the Colorado.
On Thursday, August 29 at 1:30 pm, the Water and Natural Resources will have a hearing on the Navajo water rights settlement. JIM ROGERS IS SCHEDULED TO SPEAK ON BEHALF OF THE SAN JUAN AGRICULTURAL WATER USERS ASSOCIATION.
PLEASE TELL EVERYONE TO ATTEND. THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO TALK TO LEGISLATORS ABOUT THE SAN JUAN WATER CRISIS.