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Corps of Engineer’s South Boat Ramp Now Open at Conchas Lake

Published July 5, 2013
CONCHAS LAKE, N.M., -- Workers install the temporary boat ramp at the Corps' South Boat Ramp July 3, 2013.  The ramp had been closed for more than a year due to low lake levels, but is now open for boats.

CONCHAS LAKE, N.M., -- Workers install the temporary boat ramp at the Corps' South Boat Ramp July 3, 2013. The ramp had been closed for more than a year due to low lake levels, but is now open for boats.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., -- The Albuquerque District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, announced today that the Southside boat ramp and day-use recreation area are now open for public use at Conchas Lake, N.M.

The Corps’ staff at Conchas added approximately 32 feet of concrete boat ramp and an additional 20 feet of temporary steel ramp that can now be used for single lane boat launching. Approximately 20 boaters used the new ramp extension on the 4th of July.

The boat ramp had been closed for more than a year due to low lake levels caused by drought. For more information contact the Conchas Lake project office at 575-868-2421 or visit http://spa.usace.army.mil/Missions/CivilWorks/Recreation/ConchasLake.aspx

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Release no. 13-007