Our Mission

EBWPC is dedicated to coordinated water resource planning for the Estancia Underground Water Basin. Members represent the county governments as well as the region’s Soil and Water Conservation Districts, the agricultural sector, utilities, and area residents.

Due to The Public Health Emergency Order issued on March 23, 2020 by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham meetings are being held by Teleconference please call for information on ways to participate.

The EBWPC meets at 9:30 am the second Thursday of every OTHER month. Location alternates between Torrance County Courthouse, Estancia NM; and Edgewood Soil & Water Conservation Distrct, Morarity NM. Learn more...

Conservation Tips

There are a number of easy ways to save water, and they all start with you. When you save water, you save money on your utility bills. Here are just a few ways... Learn more...

In the water . . . but out of harm's way

In the water . . . but out of harm's way

August 01, 2020

Swimming pools and beach vacations, waterskiing at the lake and rafting on the river, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, boating, wake boarding, tubing, jet skiing, snorkeling, sailing, surfing, and swimming - when it's summertime and the mercury is on the rise, there is nowhere we'd rather be than in the water! North America’s lakes, rivers, and seas are oases of beauty and respite from the summer sun, so it’s no surprise that swimming is summer’s number one pastime. But as you enjoy the season's final days, please make water safety your first priority. Swimming cools us off and keeps us fit, but it can also be dangerous. Drowning is the number one cause of unintentional death among children aged 1-4, and it's the number two cause of unintentional death among those aged 5-24. A moment of distraction can be fatal, so please take great care to keep yourself and your loved ones safe in the water.

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