$12.7M dam project aimed at protecting New Mexico village

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$12.7M dam project aimed at protecting New Mexico village

Federal and local officials are moving ahead with plans for a $12.7 million earthen dam to protect a southern New Mexico village from flooding. The project in Hatch, a farming community made famous for its crops of chile peppers, comes as a number of other dams in New Mexico are classified as being in poor shape.

$12.7M dam project aimed at protecting New Mexico village

Federal and local officials are moving ahead with plans for a $12.7 million earthen dam to protect a southern New Mexico village from flooding. The project in Hatch, a farming community made famous for its crops of chile peppers, comes as a number of other dams in New Mexico are classified as being in poor shape.
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