Water Quantity

Data describing how much water is available, such as measurements of groundwater levels, reservoir levels, aquifer properties, or stream flow.

Water Quality

Data related to the chemical or biological condition of the water, such as chemistry measurements, field parameters or ecological data.

Water Use

Data related to water uses for various purposes, such as agriculture, municipal, or industrial purposes.

Water Planning

Essential data related to developing regional, county, or state water plans.


Data related to energy development, such as produced water, mining, water reuse, or hydroelectric power, for example.

Ecosystems and Wildlife

Water data within the scope of ecosystems and wildlife, such as aquatic life, watershed health, or land use.

Natural Hazards

Data related to hazards like drought, flood, storm water and public health factors.


Data that helps to manage or describe various water management structures, such as dams and reservoirs, flood control structures, acequias and ditches, or pipelines.

Climate Data

Data describing long-term weather conditions such as precipitation, drought conditions, or evaporation data.
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The 2020-2021 New Mexico Water Data Challenge

New Mexico was invited to participate in the 2020-2021 Water Data Challenge, a competition hosted by the California Water Data Challenge, with support from the West Big Data Innovation Hub, where participants use open data to tackle complex societal water issues.

NM water managers warn communities to prepare for low Rio Grande

The Rio Grande at N.M. 346 in June. About 12 billion gallons of stored water from El Vado Reservoir helped keep the river flowing in central New Mexico last year, but water managers won’t have that option this year.

$16,000 in awards: Share Your Open Water Data Project by Feb 1!

The 2020-2021 Water Data Challenge focuses on open data to collectively assess what we know and prepare for a more resilient future.

New Mexico Water Data Service

The Water Data Service found through this website will provide users with access to water data, tools, and information of many types from New Mexico. These data can be used to support analysis and decision making by the public, technical users or researchers.

The goal is for users to be able to find, access, and use water data and related information, including water quantity, water quality, and water use. Water data topics include water quality, water quantity, water use, climate, energy, ecosystems & wildlife, natural hazards, water planning, and infrastructure.

Our Water Data Partners

New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources
New Mexico EMNRD
New Mexico Environment Department
Office of the State Engineer :: Interstate Stream Commission
HEALY FOUNDATION primarily funds land and water projects