New Mexico
Environment Department

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(505) 827-2855 MAIN // 1-800-219-6157 (toll free)
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Surface Water Quality

Accepted Watershed Based Plans

These Watershed-Based Plans (WBPs) were reviewed by EPA and determined to meet the nine planning elements described in the Nonpoint Source Program and Grants Guidelines for States and Territories.
 Completed Plan EPA Acceptance Letter
Comanche Creek Watershed Based Plan (2020) March 31, 2020
Rio Fernando de Taos Watershed Based Plan (2020)

Appendix A: Microbial Source Tracking Report

Appendix B: QAPP for Targeted Sampling

Appendix C: Sampling SOP

Appendix D: Field Sampling and Chain of Custody Form

Appendix E: QAPP for Microbial Source Tracking

Appendix F: BSLC Inputs and Results

Appendix G: BSLC Users Manual

March 19th, 2020
Lower Rio Embudo Watershed Based Plan (2020) January 18th, 2020
Updated Upper Pecos WBP  (2019) December 11, 2012
Rio Puerco Watershed-Based Plan

Supporting documents for the Rio Puerco WBP

January 18, 2018
2017 Cimarron Watershed Based Plan Update N/A
Black Canyon Riparian Restoration Plan 

May 9, 2017
Lower Animas River Watershed Based Plan August 9, 2016
Mora River Watershed Based Plan August 9, 2016
Upper Rio San Antonio Watershed Based Plan May 26, 2016
Rio Nutrias Watershed Based Plan June 26, 2015
Paso del Norte Watershed Based Plan June 26, 2014
Upper Gallinas Watershed Based Plan

National Forest Addendum (2018)


2012 Cimarron Watershed Based Plan January 10, 2013
Rio Santa Barbara Watershed Based Plan October 27, 2010