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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 – Day 2

Today we clean our Acequia for the second and final day before we bring through the water.  We usually clean the Acequia Madre itself on the first day, but yesterday we actually cleaned our other main ditches known as Acequia … 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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New headgates for Acequia Sur

Today I was happy to inspect some work done on our headgates from another project completed with the help of Taos Soil and Water Conservation District and contractor Monty McCarty.  I am thankful to our past Commission for getting the … Continue reading

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