Waters around LANL: Care and Stewardship

Location of the Jemez Mountains headwaters and the Rio Grande

Jemez Mountains Headwaters

Rainfall in the Jemez Mountains flows to the Valles Caldera (pictured) and eastward onto Laboratory lands
Rainfall in the Jemez Mountains flows to the Valles Caldera (pictured) and eastward onto Laboratory lands

LANL watersheds source in the Jemez Mountains and end at the Rio Grande. The Laboratory spends millions of dollars annually to protect this precious resource.

Water sampling trip embarks downstream from Otowi Bridge onto the Rio Grande
Water sampling trip embarks downstream from Otowi Bridge onto the Rio Grande



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