NM issues declaration to help Magdalena with water

June 7, 2013 • State News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Tens of thousands of gallons of water were trucked to the village of Magdalena on Friday to help residents after the community’s sole drinking water well went dry earlier this week.

New Mexico Environment Secretary Ryan Flynn said the truckloads of water were just a temporary solution, and the state was working with the village to see if repairs can be made to get one of three nonworking wells in the area back into production. The state has also approved an emergency permit to drill a new well.

Late Friday, Flynn issued a Login to read more

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