Environmental Compliance and River Maintenance on Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico

by William E. Burleigh, Bureau of Reclamation, Albuquerque Projects Office, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Watershed Planning and Analysis in Action

Abstract: River maintenance activities within the boundaries of the Santo Domingo Pueblo on the Rio Grande have departed from the traditional channelization philosophy and employed engineering methodologies that provide for long-term river management while protecting the inherent environmental values, adjacent lands, and project features associated with the Rio Grande and its floodway in New Mexico.

Subject Headings: Maintenance | Environmental issues | Developing countries | Rivers and streams | Water resources | Floods | Management methods | Professional practice | Domain boundary | North America | United States | New Mexico | Rio Grande

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