Our Land: New Mexico’s Environmental Past, Present and Future

Balancing Water and Development in the East Mountains

Season 5 Episode 15 | 10m 49s | Video has closed captioning.

In 2017, the Petrie family, and many others, experienced dry wells in the East Mountains. Today, many places in New Mexico including the East Mountains are seeing a housing boom. But wells are still drying. And groundwater levels, dropping. This week on New Mexico in Focus, environment reporter Laura Paskus checks back in with Phillip Rust, a hydrogeologist with Bernalillo County, to learn more.

Aired: 11/05/21

Rating: NR

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Our Land: New Mexico’s Environmental Past, Present and Future is a local public television program presented by NMPBS.