Water Quality? I Thought It Was a Cheese Grater

The Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Control Authority (AMAFCA) has been constructing stormwater-quality facilities and best management practices (BMPs) for more than 13 years. During that time, many different approaches have been tested for effectiveness. The BMP selection process has evolved over time through lessons learned and the incorporation of new methodologies and technologies. Continue reading

Mid Rio Grande Stormwater Quality Team Announces New Website/Call for Photos Campaign

Published September 26, 2013
The Mid Rio Grande Stormwater Quality Team (MRGSQT) is launching a call for photos themed “Show Us Your Rio Grande” in support of its newly redesigned website www.keeptheriogrand.org. The MRGSQT is asking photographers of all skill levels to think about how the Rio Grande affects their lives and submit a favorite photo of the river with a short story or explanation. Continue reading

Mid Rio Grande Stormwater Quality Team Debuts Innovative High School Video

High school video project

Published May 2, 2013

Albuquerque, NM— The Mid Rio Grande Stormwater Quality Team (MRGSQT) today debuted a nine-minute video entitled “Stormwater Quality – The Message” that was created by students at three area high schools to educate their peers and the public on stormwater quality and stormwater pollution caused by pet waste and other toxins. Continue reading