New Mexico
Environment Department

Contact Information:
(505) 827-2855 MAIN // 1-800-219-6157 (toll free)
Environmental Emergencies:
505-827-9329 (24 hrs)

Water Quality Control Commission

WQCC Public Notices

Contact Information:

If you have questions, comments, filings, etc. for the Water Quality Control Commission you may call (505) 660-4305 or email


Upcoming Hearings: August 10, 2021 

Public Hearing on:

WQCC 21-26: In the Matter of Proposed Amendments to Utility Operator Certification (20.7.4 NMAC).

WQCC 21-20: In the Matter of Final Total Maximum Daily Load for Bluewater Lake.

WQCC 21-23: In the Matter of Final Total Maximum Daily Load for the Jemez River Watershed.


Previous Meeting Recordings:

Webex Virtual Meeting on 7/21/2021

Webex Virtual Meeting on 7/16/2021

Webex Virtual Meeting on 7/15/2021

Webex Virtual Meeting on 7/14/2021

Webex virtual meeting on 12/08/2020

Webex virtual meeting on 11/10/2020

Webex virtual meeting on 10/13/2020

Webex virtual meeting on 9/8/2020

Webex virtual meeting on 6/9/2020.

Webex virtual meeting on 5/12/2020.

Webex virtual meeting on 4/14/2020.

Next Meeting:

The Water Quality Control Commission will meet on Tuesday, August 10, 2021. A link to the Agenda follows:  Agenda

For more information about a particular case and upcoming meetings and hearings, please contact NMED at or 505-660-4305, or visit

NMED looks forward to a busy year assisting Boards and Commissions as they catch up on pending matters. Thank you for your patience.


Please check back frequently for the latest additions or changes.  

All WQCC meetings are open to the public. During meetings, upon the direction of the Commission Chair, there will be time available for public comment on agenda items and on items not on the agenda. 

If you are an individual with a disability who needs a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter, or any other form of ancillary aid or service to attend or participate in the meeting, or both, contact the Commission Administrator at (505) 660-4305 or at least ten (10) days prior to the meeting or as soon as possible. Public documents, including the agenda and meeting minutes, can be provided in various accessible formats. Contact the Commission Administrator if accessible format is needed. Please contact the Commission Administrator if a summary or other type of accessible format is needed.