National Water Quality Initiative

The application deadline for FY 2013 was June 21, 2013


This initiative is intended to assist agricultural producers in selected watersheds address various water quality resource concerns. 

Eligible Practices-

Conservation practices such as waste storage facilities, nutrient management, residue management, prescribed grazing, streambank and shoreline protection, cover crop, terraces and many more are eligible for technical and financial assistance.

Selected Watersheds

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For FY 2013, agricultural producers in the watersheds below are eligible to participate in the National Water Quality Initiative (NWQI). 

  • HUC 130600010805 - Arroyo Pecos-Gallinas River, San Miguel County
  • HUC 130301020801 - Mossman Arroyo, Dona Ana County
  • HUC 130301020803 - Anthony Wash-Rio Grande, Dona Ana County

For more information on these watersheds please contact the NRCS Field Office in either Las Vegas or Las Cruces.