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Lecture by Dr. Tom Maddock on Groundwater Capture

The Department of Civil Engineering at NMSU is delighted to sponsor a guest lecture by Dr. Tom Maddock, professor and past head of the Department of Hydrology and Water Resources at the University of Arizona, who is currently on sabbatical with the New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute.

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Conference seeks answers to water resource problems, reaching out internationally

New Mexico State University is looking beyond this nation’s borders to find answers to one of the scarcest resources of the Southwest – water.

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New study finds climate change to reduce New Mexico’s supply water, costly impacts foreseen for state’s economy and agriculture

Researchers at New Mexico State University and the University of New Mexico today released a new study finding climate change will result in decreased water availability in New Mexico’s Rio Grande Basin, cutting the state’s water supply and hurting its economy and agriculture.

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Researchers develop low-cost, low-energy desalination process

A low-cost water desalination system developed by New Mexico State University engineers can convert saltwater to pure drinking water on a round-the-clock basis – and its energy needs are so low it could be powered by the waste heat of an air conditioning system.

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