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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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.

Water Data Partners and Sponsors

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