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.


Take Action Now!

Please take the time to engage in two active actions:

1. LANL Chromium Mitigation Permit - Please send a comment letter to the New Mexico Environment Department asking them to advocate for more a more protective approach to cleaning up the chromium groundwater plume. Please click on the first link below to send a comment. 

 2. Rio Fernando de Taos Stakeholder Questionnaire Responses - Fill in your responses to the questionnaire for stakeholders interested in water quality on the Rio Fernando de Taos. A Watershed Based Plan is under development to address the E. coli pollution on the river. We need YOUR input to reduce pollution impacts on the river. Please click on the fourth link below to submit your survey.


  • Stay informed, sign up for e-mail action alerts on our home page, become a fan of our Facebook page, call us at 575-758-3874
  • Contact the Congressional Delegation (Udall, Heinrich, Lujan, Lujan-Grisham, and Pearce) and let them know how important clean water is to you, and ask them to provide more funding for cleanup and restoration efforts at Los Alamos National Laboratory and for community water quality monitoring efforts
  • Sign up to volunteer at Amigos Bravos – We organize summer river clean up and river restoration efforts, and water quality monitoring opportunities (we provide training), and we occasionally need help with research and in-house mailings.
  • Help further our mission by becoming a steward of your own watershed – let us know about issues important to you, and if you have questions about how to protect and restore your river.

If you are not a member, please become one now — by doing so you will be adding your voice to a growing number of families protecting New Mexico's rivers and the communities that depend on them.

Thank you for taking action!