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New Mexico In Depth is a member-supported, digital first, nonpartisan news organization. We were founded in 2012 as a response to ongoing downsizing among traditional news organizations. Our mission is to produce investigative, data-rich stories with an eye on solutions that can be a catalyst for change.

Amid a withering drought, New Mexico leaders struggle to plan for life with less...

New Mexico faces tough choices as a dire and historic drought continues and the Rio Grande is unable to give everyone what they want or need.

A century of federal indifference left generations of Navajo homes without running water

A new pipeline will provide running water to some of the 30 to 40% of Navajo Nation residents who still live without it in their homes.
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As water reaches eastern Navajo communities, it brings possibilities and homecomings

The Navajo Gallup Water Supply Project, under construction in New Mexico, is testing approaches for improving access to running water.