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Upper Rio Grande (Southern New Mexico & West Texas)
Citizen's Forum Meetings

The Rio Grande Citizens’ Forum (RGCF) was established in 1999 to facilitate the exchange of information between the USIBWC and members of the public about Commission activities between Percha Dam, New Mexico and Ft. Quitman, Texas.  Below are Minutes and Presentations of previous meetings of the RGCF  See later minutes and presentations here. Contact Public Affairs Office


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The next meeting of the USIBWC Citizens Forum will be Thursday, April 23rd in Las Cruces, NM. Contact Sally Spener (915) 832-4175 for more information.

Presentations from February 12, 2015
Update on FEMA Accreditation of Levees
Purified Water for El Paso

Presentations from July 24, 2014
Final EA for Avian Hunting
Mitigation Measures to Reduce Pollution in the RG
Drainage and ydrologic Analysis by URS

Presentations from April 24, 2014
Canalization Project 5yr Channel Maintenance Plan
FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps & Reform
River Management Plan for FCP in LRG & NM

Presentations from January 14, 2014
Forum Board Member Orientation
Flood Control Project
Commission History, Mission and Projects

Presentations from November 6, 2013
Canalization Project Water Budget Study
Update on Water Quality and the Clean Rivers Program
Construction Flyer

Presentations from July 17, 2013
Flood Control Projects
Proposal to Allow Bird Hunting on USIBWC Property
Project Operating Agreement Environmental Assessment

Presentations from April 17, 2013
Upper Rio Grande Flood Control Projects
Stormwater Utility Accomplishments 2008 - 2013

Presentations from January 16, 2013
PdNWC Watershed Restoration Planning Project for the El Paso - Las Cruces Watershed

Presentations from October 16, 2012
Canalization Project Water Budget Study by Padinare Unnikrishna, Hydraulic Engineer, USIBWC
URG Flood Control Projects (Update) – Andrea Glover, Civil Engineer, Construction, USIBWC
Update on Levee Certification Efforts in Doña Ana County, NM and El Paso County, TX – Guillermo Martinez, Civil Engineer, USIBWC.

Presentations from July 19, 2012
Emergency Action Plans by Jim Covey
URG Flood Control Project Presentation | Pictures by A. Glover
RG Canalization Project Habitat Restoration Handout
River Restoration Activities by Elizabeth Verdecchia

Presentations from April 19, 2012
Paisano Valley Water Transmission Line by EPWU
COEP Floodplain Activities Update by R. Alan Shubert
Flood Control Projects | Photos by Andrea Glover

Presentations from January 19, 2012
URG Flood Control Projects by IBWC ESD

Update on Water Quality in the Lower Rio Grande in New Mexico by Brian Hanson

RG Canalization Flood Control Project, River Restoration Implementation


2/12/15 - Agenda

1/22/15 - Agenda

10/23/14 - Agenda

7/24/14 - Meeting Minutes / Agenda

4/24/14 - Meeting Minutes / Agenda

1/14/14 - Meeting Minutes / Agenda

11/6/13 - Meeting Minutes / Agenda

4/17/13 - Meeting Minutes / Agenda

1/16/13 - Meeting Minutes / Agenda

10/16/12 - Meeting Minutes / Agenda

7/19/12 - Meeting Minutes / Agenda

4/19/12 - Meeting Minutes & Agenda

1/19/12 - Meeting Minutes & Agenda


Later URG Citizens' Forum Minutes