Hydrology Study Shows Benefits of Acequias

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Researchers at New Mexico State University have gathered data showing the hydrological benefits of acequias.  The results of the research are consistent with the observations of acequia communities for generations.  That is, acequias replenish aquifers, they improve groundwater quality, and they facilitate the underground storage of water which benefits stream flows over time.

To read more about the research, click here.  SF New Mexican coverage is here.