Notice of Public Meeting

The Bureau of Reclamation will host a public meeting to announce and answer questions about the upcoming construction of the Sandia River Mile 202.2 Phase II River Maintenance Project on the Rio Grande adjacent to Rio Rancho’s Willow Creek Open Space. The meeting will be held on Thursday 28 September at 5 – 7 pm in the Sandoval County Commission Chambers on the 3rd Floor of the Administrative Building (Building D) at 1500 Idalia Rd, Bernalillo, NM 87004. The purpose of the project is to create 2 side channels on the western floodplain to reduce erosion on the eastern riverbank, restore floodplain connectivity, mimic naturally occurring side channels on the Rio Grande, and increase overall aquatic resources in the reach. Questions may be addressed to Ann Demint at [email protected] or 505-462-3654.

Observer: September 28, 2023