The Ute Pipeline Project (Project), officially known as the Eastern New Mexico Rural Water System (ENMRWS),is a 151-mile-long pipeline project to provide a sustainable municipal and industrial water supply for several eastern New Mexico communities and a military base. The Congress authorized major federal funding for the Ute Pipeline in the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009. This important milestone for the project was reached after about 45 years of effort.Attention now shifts to myriad details involved in actually constructing, financing,and administering the project.

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2007, updated July 2013 by Paul van Gulick & December 2013 by Darcy Bushnell. Contributors: Sarah Armstrong, Stefanie Beninato, Paul van Gulick, and Scott Verhines.



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