Recent News

East Mountain Interagency Fire Protection Association

This nonprofit entity was organized to help coordinate fire-related information in the east mountain area in all four counties.  Their web site is  While our Drought Condition is NORMAL, the recent fire near Golden highlighted the impact the hot temperatures of June have had on the area, and the fuel load around our communities.  A screen print of the EMIFPA web page this morning contained THIS information. 

Wildfire risk is VERY HIGH throughout the region, and will remain so through the long holiday weekend.

Fireworks use completely banned in Bernalillo Co. portion of East Mountains.

 Fire Danger Level for both Mountainair and Sandia Ranger Districts and Bernalillo County is now VERY HIGH, with Stage II Fire Restrictions in effect.


Water Measurements

Hardness. We measured hardness at the office on August 28th and it was 27 grains. Based on our total pumping in August, it averaged 25 grains. A grain is approximately 17.1 milligrams per liter....

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