Region 5 - Tularosa-Sacramento-Salt Basins Regional Water Plan
Accepted by the ISC in 2004
The water planning region encompasses portions of Lincoln County, Otero County, and Chaves County. The principal rivers are the Tularosa Creek and the Sacramento River. The principal aquifers are located in the Tularosa Basin. The region is bounded on the north by Torrance County, on the west by Socorro, Sierra and Doña Ana County, on the south by Texas, and on the east by Lincoln, Chaves and Eddy Counties.