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Hueco Bolson

The southeastern Hueco Bolson is separated geographically from the Hueco-Tularosa Bolson at the El Paso/Hudspeth County line. A southeast trending linear feature, the bolson extends for 88 km from the El Paso/Hudspeth County line to its southeastern limit at Indian Hot Springs. The bolson is bounded on the north by the Finlay, Malone, and Quitman Mountains and Diablo Plateau. The Sierra de San Ignacio, Sierra de El Almagorsa, Sierra de San Jose Del Prisco, Sierra de Las Vacas, and Sierra de Carrizalillo define its southern boundary (Figure 13). Total surface area of the southeastern Hueco Bolson is 2,150 km². Approximately 61% of its land area is in the United States.

Binational Study- A binational aquifer study and data report was published under a cooperative agreement between the participating agencies in the United States and Mexico. Binational data that are archived in this document include information on land use, well data, core descriptions, ground-water levels in wells, ground-water quality analyses, and pumping records.

Report link: Transboundary Aquifers and Binational Ground Water Database for the City of El Paso / Ciudad Juarez Area

Participating agencies

United States

Texas Water Development Board: http://www.twdb.texas.gov/
New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute: https://nmwrri.nmsu.edu/
Texas Bureau of Economic Geology: http://www.beg.utexas.edu/
U.S. Geological Survey: http://tx.usgs.gov/
El Paso Public Service Board: http://www.epwu.org/
University of Texas at El Paso: http://www.utep.edu/


Mexican Section, International Boundary and Water Commission: Http://cila.sre.gob.mx/cilanorte/
National Water Commission: http://www.conagua.gob.mx/
City of Juarez Municipal Utility of Water and Sanitation: http://jmasjuarez.com/