US Army Corps of Engineers
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    Pilot project helps USACE evaluate changing climate across Southwest

    During the next century, the Southwestern United States is anticipated to warm at a rate second only to Alaska, driving up evaporation rates, driving down soil moisture, and resulting in reduced stream flow, increased erosion/sedimentation, and increased wildfire severity and forest loss. With drought conditions anticipated to occur in 80 percent of the years between now and 2100, water is anticipated to be the defining issue of this century.
  • Concrete Canoes Race at Cochiti Lake

    Cochiti Lake was the scene of a unique part of the 44th annual American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Rocky Mountain Regional Conference, April 11, 2015, when 11 of the 14 schools participating in the conference raced concrete canoes at the lake.