san juan-chama drinking water project


V.18 No.43 | 10/22/2009
The Rio Grande, bringing San Juan-Chama water to a faucet near you.
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

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Earlier this year the Rio Grande became a water lifeline for everyone living in the Albuquerque metro area. The San Juan-Chama Drinking Water Project is intended to help alleviate the accelerating drain of the aquifer under the city. The water sources are blended together in the city’s reservoir tanks and sent out in hundreds of miles of pipes to a faucet near you.

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