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Watershed and Affected Areas by Agriculture or Related

Propable Cause Related to Agriculture



Canadian Headwaters:


Chicorica Creek (Canadain River to Raton Creek)

Rangeland Grazing

Raton Creek (Chicorica Creek to Headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

VanBremmer Creek(hwy 64 TO Headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Vermejo River (Rail Canyon to York Canyon)

Rangeland Grazing

Vermejo River (York Canyon to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing


Cimarron:


Cieneguilla Creek (Eagle Nest Lake to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Eagle Nest Lake  

Rangeland Grazing

Middle Ponil Creek (South Ponil to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Moreno Creek (Eagle Nest Lake to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

North Ponil Creek (South Ponil Creek to McCrystal Creek)

Rangeland Grazing

Ponil Creek (Cimarron River to US 64)

Rangeland Grazing

Ponil Creek (US 64 to confl of North & South Ponil)

Rangeland Grazing

Rayado Creek (Cimarron River to Miami Lake Diversion)

Rangeland Grazing

Sixmile Creek (Eagle Nest Lake to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing, Animal Feeding Operations (NPS), Livestock (Grazing or Feeding Operations)

Upper Canadian:


Conchas Reservoir

Rangeland Grazing


Mora:


Coyote Creek (Mora River to Black Lake)

Rangeland Grazing

Little Coyote Creek (Black Lake to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Mora River (HWY 434 to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Morphy (Murphy) Lake

Rangeland Grazing


Conejos:


Rio de los Pinos (New Mexico reaches)

Rangeland Grazing


Upper Rio Grande:


Comanche Creek (Costilla Creek to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Costilla Creek (Diversion abv Costilla to Comanche Creek)

Rangeland Grazing

Embudo Creek (Rio Grande to Canada de Ojo Sarco)

Rangeland Grazing

Goose Lake

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Fernando de Taos (Rio Pueblo de Taos to Tienditas Creek)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Grande (non-pueblo Santa Clara to Embudo Creek)

Rangeland Grazing and Irrigated Crop Production

Rio Hondo (Rio Grande to USFS bnd)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Pueblo (Picuris Pueblo bnd to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Pueblo de Taos (Arroyo del Alamo to R Grande del Rancho)

Rangeland Grasing and Crop Production (Crop land or dry land)

Rio Pueblo de Taos (R Grande del Rancho to Taos pueblo bnd)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Pueblo de Taos (Rio Grande to Arroyo del Alamo)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Santa Barbara (Picuris Pueblo bnd to USFS bnd)

Rangeland Grazing

Santa Cruz River (San Clara Pueblo bnd to Santa Cruz Dam)

Irrigated Crop Production




Rio Chama:


Abiquiu Creek (Rio Chama to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Canjilon Ck (Perennial portions Abiquiu Rsrv to headwaters)

Agriculture

Cañones Creek (Abiquiu Reservoir to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Cecilia Canyon Creek (Rio Capulin to USFS bnd)

Rangeland Grazing

Clear Creek (Rio Gallina to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Hopewell Lake

Rangeland Grazing

Poleo Creek (Rio Puerco de Chama to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Polvadera Creek (Cañones Creek to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Chama (Rio Brazos to Little Willow Creek)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Chamita (Rio Chama to CO border)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Nutrias (Rio Chama to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing and Crop Production (Crop Land or Dry Land)

Rio Puerco de Chama (Abiquiu Reservoir to Poleo Creek)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Tusas (Rio Vallecitos to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Vallecitos (Rio Tusas to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing and Irrigated Crop Production

Rito de Tierra Amarilla (Rio Chama to HWY 64)

Rangeland Grazing

Rito Resumidero (Rio Puerco de Chama to Headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing


Rio Grande-Santa Fe


Galisteo Ck (Intermittent reaches abv Santo Domingo bnd)

Rangeland Grazing

Santa Fe River (Cochiti Pueblo bnd to Santa Fe WWTP)

Rangeland Grazing


Jemez:


East Fork Jemez (San Antonio Creek to VCNP bnd)

Rangeland Grazing

East Fork Jemez (VCNP to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Fenton Lake

Rangeland Grazing

Jaramillo Creek (East Fork Jemez to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Jemez River (Rio Guadalupe to Soda Dam nr Jemez Springs)

Rangeland Grazing

Jemez River (Soda Dam nr Jemez Springs to East Fork)

Rangeland Grazing

Redondo Creek ( VCNP bnd to headwaters )

Rangeland Grazing

Redondo Creek (Sulphur Creek to VCNP)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Cebolla (Fenton Lake to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Cebolla (Rio de las Vacas to Fenton Lake)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio de las Vacas (Rio Cebolla to Clear Creek)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Guadalupe (Jemez River to confl with Rio Cebolla)

Rangeland Grazing

Rito Peñas Negras (Rio de las Vacas to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

San Antonio Creek (East Fork Jemez to VCNP bnd)

Rangeland Grazing

San Antonio Creek (VCNP bnd to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing


Rio Puerco:


Rio Puerco (Arroyo Chijuilla to northern bnd Cuba)

Rangeland Grazing


Rio San Jose:


Bluewater Creek (Bluewater Rsrv to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Bluewater Creek (non-tribal Rio San Jose to Bluewater Rsvr)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Moquino (Laguna Pueblo to Seboyettia Creek)

Rangeland Grazing


El Paso/Las Cruces:


Rio Grande(Anthony Bridge to Picacho Bridge)

Rangeland Grazing, Permitted Runoff from Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs)

Rio Grande (International Mexico bnd to Anthony Bridge)

Rangeland Grazing, Permitted Runoff from Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs)

Rio Grande (Leasbu Dam to one mile below Percha Dam)

Rangeland Grazing, Permitted Runoff from Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs)

Rio Grande (Picacho Bridge to Leasbu Dam)

Rangeland Grazing, Permitted Runoff from Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs)


Mimbres:


Bear Canyon Reservoir

Rangeland Grazing

Mimbres R (Perennial reaches downstream at Willow Springs)

Rangeland Grazing, Irrigated Crop Production

Mimbres R (Perennial reaches Willow Springs to Cooney Cny)

Rangeland Grazing


Pecos Headwaters:


Bull Creek (Cow Creek to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Cow Creek (Bull Creek to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Cow Creek (Pecos River to Bull Creek)

Rangeland Grazing

Gallinas River (Las Vegas Diversion to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Pecos River (Canon de Manzanita to Alamitos Canyon)

Rangeland Grazing

Pecos River (Santa Rosa Reservoir to Tecolote Creek)

Rangeland Grazing

Pecos River (Sumner Reservoir to Santa Rosa Reservoir)

Rangeland Grazing

Pecos River (Tecolote Creek to Canon de Manzanita)

Rangeland Grazing

Tecolote Creek (I-25 to Blue Creek)

Rangeland Grazing

Wright Canyon Creek (Tecolote Creek to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing


Rio Hondo:


Alto Lake, Pesticide Application

Pesticide Application

Rio Ruidoso (Rio Bonito to US Hwy 70 Bridge)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Ruidoso (US Hwy 70 Bridge to Mescalero Apache bnd)

Rangeland Grazing


Rio Penasco:


Rio Peñasco (HWY 24 to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Peñasco (Pecos River to HWY 24)

Rangeland Grazing


Upper Pecos-Black:


Pecos River (Black River to Tansil Lake)

Rangeland Grazing, Irrigated Crop Production

Pecos River (TX border to Black River)

Rangeland Grazing


Upper San Juan:


Gallegos Canyon (San Juan River to Navajo bnd)

Irrigated Crop Production

San Juan River (Animas River to Cañon Lao)

Rangeland Grazing


Animas:


Animas River (Estes Arroyo to CO border)

Rangeland Grazing, Irrigated Crop Production


Middle San Juan:


La Plata River (McDermott Arroyo to CO border)

Rangeland Grazing, Animal Feed Operations(NPS)

La Plata River (San Juan River to McDermott Arroyo)

Rangeland Grazing, Animal Feed Operations(NPS)

San Juan River (Navajo bnd at Hogback to Animas River)

Rangeland Grazing


Upper Gila:


Black Canyon Creek (East Fork Gila River to headwaters)  

Rangeland Grazing

Lake Roberts

Agriculture

Taylor Creek (Beaver Creek to Wall Lake)

Rangeland Grazing

Taylor Creek (Perennial reaches abv Wall Lake)

Rangeland Grazing

Wall Lake




Upper Gila-Manges:


Mangas Creek (Gila River to Mangas Springs)

Rangeland Grazing


San Francisco:


Centerfire Creek (San Francisco R to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Negrito Creek (South Fork)

Rangeland Grazing

Negrito Creek (Tularosa River to confl of N and S forks)

Rangeland Grazing

San Francisco River (Centerfire Creek to AZ border)

Rangeland Grazing

Tularosa River (San Francisco R to Apache Creek)

Rangeland Grazing




Source of information: 2006-2008 State of NM Clean Water Act 303d&305b Integated List

Watershed and Affected Areas by Agriculture or Related Propable Cause Related to Agriculture


Canadian Headwaters:


Chicorica Creek (Canadain River to Raton Creek)

Rangeland Grazing

Raton Creek (Chicorica Creek to Headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

VanBremmer Creek(hwy 64 TO Headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Vermejo River (Rail Canyon to York Canyon)

Rangeland Grazing

Vermejo River (York Canyon to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing


Cimarron:


Cieneguilla Creek (Eagle Nest Lake to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Eagle Nest Lake  

Rangeland Grazing

Middle Ponil Creek (South Ponil to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Moreno Creek (Eagle Nest Lake to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

North Ponil Creek (South Ponil Creek to McCrystal Creek)

Rangeland Grazing

Ponil Creek (Cimarron River to US 64)

Rangeland Grazing

Ponil Creek (US 64 to confl of North & South Ponil)

Rangeland Grazing

Rayado Creek (Cimarron River to Miami Lake Diversion)

Rangeland Grazing

Sixmile Creek (Eagle Nest Lake to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing, Animal Feeding Operations (NPS), Livestock (Grazing or Feeding Operations)

Upper Canadian:


Conchas Reservoir

Rangeland Grazing


Mora:


Coyote Creek (Mora River to Black Lake)

Rangeland Grazing

Little Coyote Creek (Black Lake to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Mora River (HWY 434 to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Morphy (Murphy) Lake

Rangeland Grazing


Conejos:


Rio de los Pinos (New Mexico reaches)

Rangeland Grazing


Upper Rio Grande:


Comanche Creek (Costilla Creek to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Costilla Creek (Diversion abv Costilla to Comanche Creek)

Rangeland Grazing

Embudo Creek (Rio Grande to Canada de Ojo Sarco)

Rangeland Grazing

Goose Lake

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Fernando de Taos (Rio Pueblo de Taos to Tienditas Creek)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Grande (non-pueblo Santa Clara to Embudo Creek)

Rangeland Grazing and Irrigated Crop Production

Rio Hondo (Rio Grande to USFS bnd)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Pueblo (Picuris Pueblo bnd to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Pueblo de Taos (Arroyo del Alamo to R Grande del Rancho)

Rangeland Grasing and Crop Production (Crop land or dry land)

Rio Pueblo de Taos (R Grande del Rancho to Taos pueblo bnd)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Pueblo de Taos (Rio Grande to Arroyo del Alamo)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Santa Barbara (Picuris Pueblo bnd to USFS bnd)

Rangeland Grazing

Santa Cruz River (San Clara Pueblo bnd to Santa Cruz Dam)

Irrigated Crop Production




Rio Chama:


Abiquiu Creek (Rio Chama to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Canjilon Ck (Perennial portions Abiquiu Rsrv to headwaters)

Agriculture

Cañones Creek (Abiquiu Reservoir to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Cecilia Canyon Creek (Rio Capulin to USFS bnd)

Rangeland Grazing

Clear Creek (Rio Gallina to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Hopewell Lake

Rangeland Grazing

Poleo Creek (Rio Puerco de Chama to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Polvadera Creek (Cañones Creek to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Chama (Rio Brazos to Little Willow Creek)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Chamita (Rio Chama to CO border)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Nutrias (Rio Chama to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing and Crop Production (Crop Land or Dry Land)

Rio Puerco de Chama (Abiquiu Reservoir to Poleo Creek)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Tusas (Rio Vallecitos to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Vallecitos (Rio Tusas to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing and Irrigated Crop Production

Rito de Tierra Amarilla (Rio Chama to HWY 64)

Rangeland Grazing

Rito Resumidero (Rio Puerco de Chama to Headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing


Rio Grande-Santa Fe


Galisteo Ck (Intermittent reaches abv Santo Domingo bnd)

Rangeland Grazing

Santa Fe River (Cochiti Pueblo bnd to Santa Fe WWTP)

Rangeland Grazing


Jemez:


East Fork Jemez (San Antonio Creek to VCNP bnd)

Rangeland Grazing

East Fork Jemez (VCNP to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Fenton Lake

Rangeland Grazing

Jaramillo Creek (East Fork Jemez to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Jemez River (Rio Guadalupe to Soda Dam nr Jemez Springs)

Rangeland Grazing

Jemez River (Soda Dam nr Jemez Springs to East Fork)

Rangeland Grazing

Redondo Creek ( VCNP bnd to headwaters )

Rangeland Grazing

Redondo Creek (Sulphur Creek to VCNP)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Cebolla (Fenton Lake to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Cebolla (Rio de las Vacas to Fenton Lake)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio de las Vacas (Rio Cebolla to Clear Creek)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Guadalupe (Jemez River to confl with Rio Cebolla)

Rangeland Grazing

Rito Peñas Negras (Rio de las Vacas to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

San Antonio Creek (East Fork Jemez to VCNP bnd)

Rangeland Grazing

San Antonio Creek (VCNP bnd to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing


Rio Puerco:


Rio Puerco (Arroyo Chijuilla to northern bnd Cuba)

Rangeland Grazing


Rio San Jose:


Bluewater Creek (Bluewater Rsrv to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Bluewater Creek (non-tribal Rio San Jose to Bluewater Rsvr)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Moquino (Laguna Pueblo to Seboyettia Creek)

Rangeland Grazing


El Paso/Las Cruces:


Rio Grande(Anthony Bridge to Picacho Bridge)

Rangeland Grazing, Permitted Runoff from Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs)

Rio Grande (International Mexico bnd to Anthony Bridge)

Rangeland Grazing, Permitted Runoff from Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs)

Rio Grande (Leasbu Dam to one mile below Percha Dam)

Rangeland Grazing, Permitted Runoff from Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs)

Rio Grande (Picacho Bridge to Leasbu Dam)

Rangeland Grazing, Permitted Runoff from Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs)


Mimbres:


Bear Canyon Reservoir

Rangeland Grazing

Mimbres R (Perennial reaches downstream at Willow Springs)

Rangeland Grazing, Irrigated Crop Production

Mimbres R (Perennial reaches Willow Springs to Cooney Cny)

Rangeland Grazing


Pecos Headwaters:


Bull Creek (Cow Creek to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Cow Creek (Bull Creek to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Cow Creek (Pecos River to Bull Creek)

Rangeland Grazing

Gallinas River (Las Vegas Diversion to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Pecos River (Canon de Manzanita to Alamitos Canyon)

Rangeland Grazing

Pecos River (Santa Rosa Reservoir to Tecolote Creek)

Rangeland Grazing

Pecos River (Sumner Reservoir to Santa Rosa Reservoir)

Rangeland Grazing

Pecos River (Tecolote Creek to Canon de Manzanita)

Rangeland Grazing

Tecolote Creek (I-25 to Blue Creek)

Rangeland Grazing

Wright Canyon Creek (Tecolote Creek to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing


Rio Hondo:


Alto Lake, Pesticide Application

Pesticide Application

Rio Ruidoso (Rio Bonito to US Hwy 70 Bridge)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Ruidoso (US Hwy 70 Bridge to Mescalero Apache bnd)

Rangeland Grazing


Rio Penasco:


Rio Peñasco (HWY 24 to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Rio Peñasco (Pecos River to HWY 24)

Rangeland Grazing


Upper Pecos-Black:


Pecos River (Black River to Tansil Lake)

Rangeland Grazing, Irrigated Crop Production

Pecos River (TX border to Black River)

Rangeland Grazing


Upper San Juan:


Gallegos Canyon (San Juan River to Navajo bnd)

Irrigated Crop Production

San Juan River (Animas River to Cañon Lao)

Rangeland Grazing


Animas:


Animas River (Estes Arroyo to CO border)

Rangeland Grazing, Irrigated Crop Production


Middle San Juan:


La Plata River (McDermott Arroyo to CO border)

Rangeland Grazing, Animal Feed Operations(NPS)

La Plata River (San Juan River to McDermott Arroyo)

Rangeland Grazing, Animal Feed Operations(NPS)

San Juan River (Navajo bnd at Hogback to Animas River)

Rangeland Grazing


Upper Gila:


Black Canyon Creek (East Fork Gila River to headwaters)  

Rangeland Grazing

Lake Roberts

Agriculture

Taylor Creek (Beaver Creek to Wall Lake)

Rangeland Grazing

Taylor Creek (Perennial reaches abv Wall Lake)

Rangeland Grazing

Wall Lake




Upper Gila-Manges:


Mangas Creek (Gila River to Mangas Springs)

Rangeland Grazing


San Francisco:


Centerfire Creek (San Francisco R to headwaters)

Rangeland Grazing

Negrito Creek (South Fork)

Rangeland Grazing

Negrito Creek (Tularosa River to confl of N and S forks)

Rangeland Grazing

San Francisco River (Centerfire Creek to AZ border)

Rangeland Grazing

Tularosa River (San Francisco R to Apache Creek)

Rangeland Grazing




Source of information: 2006-2008 State of NM Clean Water Act 303d&305b Integated List