Amigos Bravos

Because Water Matters — Since 1988

We have a vision of New Mexico’s rivers and streams running so clear and clean that you can bend a knee to the water, cup your hands, and drink without fear.


In The Spotlight

A Win for Clean Water!

“We are pleased that EPA has finally taken action to protect New Mexicans’ public health and environment and require that these toxic discharges be controlled and monitored,” said Rachel Conn, projects director with Amigos Bravos. “Regulating and controlling these toxic discharges will protect the drinking water sources for both Albuquerque and Santa Fe.”  
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The DRAFT Rio Fernando Watershed Based Plan

Thank you for your comments! They are now being incorporatied into this DRAFT and sent to EPA for review. We hope to have an approved Watershed Based Plan in May 2020.  The Rio Fernando Watershed Based Plan, focused on restoring the river from it's E. coli  impairment, has been many years in the making. Many of you attended public meetings and have…

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Free Green Infrastructure Guide

This Green Infrastructure Guide, put together by Amigos Bravos and the Environmental Law Institute, provides a step-by-step process that local governments can use to integrate community input into their green infrastructure projects. It starts with a review of the benefits of involving the public in the decision-making process. It then sets out eight steps t…

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We're Proud to be a Part of the Rio Fernando Collaborative

Click the link to watch a video that explains the important work of the Rio Fernando Collaborative and its role in restoring and protecting the Rio Fernando de Taos.    The Rio Fernando CollaborativeThe Rio Fernando de Taos Revitalization Collaborative is a dynamic collective of individuals, elected leaders, organizations, and government entities w…

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Groups Sue EPA Over Los Alamos Pollution

Late yesterday, clean water advocates filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to force it to address extremely high urban storm water pollution in Los Alamos County, downstream from Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL).

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