Dirty Water Rule

New Mexico is full of


The value of clean water in NM is both cultural and economic. Tribes, pueblos, and traditional rural communities rely on fresh water for ceremonial purposes and to feed their families. The state’s robust outdoor recreation economy relies on clean water and watersheds.

The Dirty Water Rule, finalized in April 2020, strips Clean Water Act protections from

90% of New Mexico’s waterways

Hear how severely New Mexico’s water quality will be impacted by the new rule from Amigos Bravos Projects Director Rachel Conn and New Mexico Environment Department Water Protection Division Director Rebecca Roose.
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