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Alerts and Hazard Warnings

Water advisory information:

  • A Drinking Water Advisory is issued by the New Mexico Environment Department's Drinking Water Bureau when a public water system has a violation for exceeding the Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) for a chemical contaminant, such as nitrate. A Boil Water Advisory is issued if a public water system has or is expected to have microbiological contamination, such as E. coli. Those advisories are lifted when the public water system's water testing results once again meet the drinking water quality standard.

Water Advisory Update: Chaco Culture National Park "Boil Water Advisory"

  • Chaco Culture National Historic Park Water System "boil water advisory"- September 14, 2017. The New Mexico Environment Department's (NMED) Drinking Water Bureau (DWB) has issued a "boil water advisory" for the Chaco Culture National Historic Park Water System. Chaco Culture National Historic Park Water System was required to issue the advisory on September 14, 2017 after bacteriological contamination (E. coli) was detected in repeat drinking water samples from the water system's distribution system. Chaco Culture National Historic Park Water System is required to notify water system users of this finding. New Mexico Environment Department News Release, September 14, 2017.

Water Advisory Update: Artesia Municipal Water System and Morningside Water Users Cooperative to Issue "Boil Water Advisory"

  • Artesia Municipal Water System and Morningside Water Users Cooperative to Issue "Boil Water Advisory"- September 16, 2017.The New Mexico Environment Department's (NMED) Drinking Water Bureau (DWB) has issued a "boil water advisory" for the Artesia Municipal Water System and Morningside Water Users Cooperative. Artesia Municipal Water System was required to issue the advisory on September 16, 2017 after bacteriological contamination (E. coli) was detected in repeat drinking water samples from the Artesia Municipal Water System's distribution system. Additionally, the boil water advisory is extended to the Morningside Water Users Cooperative due to the fact that Morningside receives 100 percent of their drinking water from the Artesia Municipal Water System. Artesia Municipal Water System and Morningside Water Users Cooperative are required to notify water system consumers of this finding. New Mexico Environment Department News Release, September 16, 2017.

More information:


Learn more about New Mexico Environment Department Drinking Water Bureau Boil Water Advisories.

More information about community water systems:

https://nmtracking.org/environment/water/CommunityWaterSystems.html
https://dww.water.net.env.nm.gov/NMDWW/

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Content updated: Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:51:21 MDT