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Acequia cleaning 2017. Part II.

Every year is different in terms of the length of the irrigation season. We actually got some snow yesterday, March 24, and made me wonder if our scheduled acequia cleaning would be cancelled.  But like they say around here, “If … Continue reading

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Acequia cleaning 2017. Part I.

About a week ago I received notice from our Acequia Commission that we will be starting our acequia cleaning this Friday, March 17.  This is the earliest we gather to clean the acequias in my memory, likely due to our … Continue reading

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Annual cleaning of Acequia Madre del Sur

Today we begin cleaning our Acequia Madre del Sur del Río de Don Fernando de Taos.  This acequia has been in existence for over 200 years and is probably going through the most challenging time of its life around now … Continue reading

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