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New Mexico Acequia Association

University of New Mexico Digital Collections

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Title New Mexico Acequia Association
Creator New Mexico Acequia Association
Subject Water - New Mexico; Water rights; Irrigation
Description The New Mexico Acequia Association website provides information regarding acequias in New Mexico. An acequia is community-based system of irrigation and water governance and an acequia also refers to the community of farmers that cooperatively maintain the ditch and share water through custom and tradition. Acequias formed the basis for settlement of New Mexico's Indo-Hispano communities between two and four hundred years ago and continue to be vital to the cultural and economic survival of...
Publisher Center for Southwest Research, University Libraries, University of New Mexico.
Language English
Type text
Format text/html
Date 2005
Rights Copyright New Mexico Acequia Association

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