Region 15 - Socorro-Sierra Regional Water Plan
Accepted by the ISC in 2003
The water planning region encompasses Socorro and Sierra counties. The principal river basin in the Rio Grande. The principal aquifers are the Quaternary alluvium (Rio Grande) and the Santa Fe Group as well as parts of aquifers in the eight declared ground water basins in the region. The region is bounded on the north by Torrance, Valencia, and Cibola counties, on the west by Catron and Grant counties, on the south Luna and Doña Ana counties, and on the east by Torrance and Otero counties.