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It’s time to build relationships and trust, to exchange ideas, and to explore adaptive water strategies for managing drought at the triple point of New Mexico, Texas, and Chihuahua.


In cooperation with Las Cruces Utilities, El Paso Water, Texas Water Resources Institute,
International Boundary and Water Commission, ReNUWIt, and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.

April 23-25, 2019

New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum
4100 Dripping Springs Rd, Las Cruces, NM 88011

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Join 250-300 attendees and speakers who will attend this two-day conference.
• academic institutions
• local, federal and international agencies
• NGOs
• border communities
• professional consultants
• field engineers
• farmers
• researchers
• water planners and managers
• private industry

Who Should Attend?

A robust program of presentations and panel discussions is been planned. Some of the topics include:
• Climate change and the Rio Grande
• Understanding transboundary aquifers
• Innovative technologies for new water supplies
• Lessons from experiences throughout the West
• Embracing One Water
• Water policy to address change
• Managing salinity

Full Agenda Here


More than 40 speakers, panelists and moderators will bring the most current information, fresh ideas, and a look at the realities that face this Triple Point region now, and in the years to come.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers
• Jayne Harkins, US Commissioner of the International Boundary and Water Commission
• Pat Gordon, Rio Grande Compact Commissioner
• David Gutzler, University of New Mexico
• Mike Hightower, University of New Mexico, New Mexico Desalination Assn.

Speaker List and Bios Here


General admission   $50/person
At the door                    $100/person
Students                      $10/person
Full refunds up to 15 days before event.

Optional Field Trip
Brackish Groundwater National Desalination Research Facility (BGNDR)F), Alamogordo, NM
Departs from NM Farm & Ranch Museum, Las Cruces, NM
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
1pm to 5:30pm MST
General                           $25/person
Students                          N/C

Register Here

Registration Costs

Conference venue is the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum

Event planners have secured room blocks and special rates from several hotels in Las Cruces, NM.

Hotel Information Here

Venue &

Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities