US Army Corps of Engineers
Albuquerque District

  • BLOCK RELEASE OF WATER FROM SANTA ROSA RESERVOIR

    SANTA ROSA, N.M., -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque District, will begin a routine release of water from Santa Rosa Lake and Dam starting Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at 8:00 a.m.
  • REWARD OF $55,000 OFFERED IN ABIQUIU LAKE SHOOTING

    On the morning of Dec. 1, 2007, Alfred J. Chavez, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Park Ranger, noticed someone had tampered with a lock and chain on the gate of a Corps-owned pump house near Abiquiu Lake. As Mr. Chavez investigated, two men left the pump house. One of the men pulled out a revolver and fired two shots at Mr. Chavez. One bullet whizzed by Mr. Chavez's head, but the other struck him just above the right knee. The men fled and have not been apprehended. Mr. Chavez survived.
  • Army Corps of Engineers waives day-use fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 29

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day-use fees at its more than 2,400 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day, Sept. 29. On this day, fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches will be waived. USACE does not charge entrance fees to its parks.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Albuquerque District Welcomes New Commander

    Lieutenant Colonel Antoinette Gant assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Albuquerque District July 12, during a formal change of command ceremony at the district headquarters.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will honor new America the Beautiful Federal Recreation Pass

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced May 15 it will begin accepting the America the Beautiful Federal Recreation Pass Program’s new Interagency Annual Pass for Military (Military Pass) at its more than 2,500 USACE-managed recreation areas nationwide.
  • Boat Ramp Closure at Southside Recreation Area, Conchas Dam Project

    Corps' Conchas boat ramp closed due to low water levels.
  • Open House at Abiquiu Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Abiquiu Lake will be hosting an Open House for the public to discuss the 2012 spring runoff, river release forecast and associated water operations. The open forum style meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, March 28th, 2012, 6:00 pm at the Abiquiu Lake Visitor Center located on Highway 96, approximately 2 miles west of the Highway 84 junction.
  • Army Corps of Engineers Revises and Renews Nationwide Permits

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) recently announced revised and renewed nationwide permits necessary for work in streams, wetlands and other waters of the United States under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. The permits are necessary to replace existing permits, which expire on March 18, 2012. The new NWPs will take effect March 19, 2012.
  • Midwinter Bald Eagle Watch at Abiquiu Lake

    Abiquiu, NM. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Abiquiu Lake will be hosting its annual Midwinter Eagle Watch on Saturday January 7th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Volunteers will be meeting at the Abiquiu Lake project office, and the event is open to the public.