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


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 and operation | Management methods | Floods | Water resources | Water management | Water conservation | Rivers and streams | New Mexico | United States | Rio Grande

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