Acequia Governance Project

The purpose of the Acequia Governance Project is to strengthen acequia governance through community education, technical assistance, and legal assistance.

The New Mexico Acequia Association achieves this purpose through regional acequia governance workshops and customized technical and legal assistance with individual acequias at the local level on the following topics:

Acequia Bylaws

Regulation of Water Transfers

Management and Operation of Acequia Water Banks

Open Meetings Act Compliance

Acequia Infrastructure Planning

Acequia Mapping.


For more information on the Acequia Governance Project or to download the Acequia Governance Handbook, please visit the New Mexico Acequia Association Website