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  • February

    ABQ District Employee Helps Area Students Fly into Science Learning at Science Olympiad

    Sixteen high school level teams from area schools participated in the Wright Stuff event at the 2016 Central New Mexico Science Olympiad at the University of New Mexico, Jan. 30, 2016.
  • District Helps Students Cultivate Interest in STEM Subjects

    This year’s Central New Mexico Regional Science Olympiad took place at the University of New Mexico’s Johnson Center, Saturday, Jan. 31. District employees have participated in the Science Olympiad as judges and volunteers since 2013 and this year was no exception.
  • July

    District Offers First STEM Internship

    This summer the District collaborated with the University of New Mexico to launch the District’s first eight-week STEM internship. Civil engineering student Corey Bowen started the internship May 28 and spent her time helping on several on-going design projects.
  • March

    Albuquerque District Takes Giant Leap into STEM Initiative

    A formal ceremony was held at the University of New Mexico where the District entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with the University of New Mexico. Col. Nelson, Deputy Commander, South Pacific Division, participated in the ceremony.
  • January

    Scrutinizing Sediment Deposits at Cochiti Lake

    The effectiveness of Cochiti Dam for sediment control has led to a serious issue confronting the reservoir—sediment deposition is reducing reservoir storage capacity and causing significant aggradation upstream within the Rio Grande channel. Monitoring sediment volume, spatial distribution and rate of deposition is of paramount concern to the District. Consequences for the operation and life expectancy of Cochiti Dam and Reservoir are at stake.