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New Mexico Lakes, Rivers and Water Resources

New Mexico Lakes and Rivers Map
New Mexico Rivers Shown on the Map:   Canadian River, Cimarron River, Corrizo Creek, Gallinas River, Gila River, Mora River, Pecos River, Rio Chama, Rio Grande, Rio Hondo, Rio Penasco, Rio Puerco, Rio Salado, Rio San Jose, San Francisco River, San Juan River, Ute Creek and Vermejo River.

New Mexico Lakes Shown on the Map:   Abiquiu Reservoir, Brantley Lake, Caballo Reservoir, Conchas Lake, Eagle Nest Lake, Elephant Butte Reservoir, Navajo Reservoir, Sumner Lake, Two Rivers Reservoir and Ute Reservoir.





New Mexico Stream and River Levels
New Mexico river levels mapThe United States Geological Survey has a number of stream gages located throughout New Mexico. These estimate stream levels, discharges and record them over time. This data is published on the web and many stations allow users to plot custom graphs. Get updated New Mexico river and stream levels from USGS here.

New Mexico Stream and River Level Alerts
New Mexico water level alertsThe United States Geological Survey has a system that will send you an email message when flood levels are reached on any steam with USGS gaging equipment that you have selected. Sign up here to recieve New Mexico stream and river level alerts.

New Mexico Water Publications
New Mexico precipitation mapThe United States Geological Survey has a number of publications related to water use and water resources in New Mexico. View the water resource publications for New Mexico here.



New Mexico Drought Map
New Mexico drought mapThe United States Geological Survey publishes updated drought maps on their website. There you can view a map that shows where below normal 7-day average stream flow conditions were recently recorded. The maps are updated daily. Get a current New Mexico drought map here.

New Mexico Precipitation Map
New Mexico precipitation mapThe National Atlas Project has precipitation maps for New Mexico and other states that you can view online or print for personal use. These maps show the average annual precipitation levels mapped across the state. View and print an New Mexico precipitation map here. Precipitation maps prepared by the PRISM Climate Group at Oregon State University and the United States Geological Survey.

New Mexico Elevation Map
New Mexico elevation mapThe topography of an area determines the direction of stream flow and often is a primary influence on the geographic distribution of precipitation. View a detailed New Mexico elevation map.


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