Water is a vital part of the New Mexico economy. In this episode of Alexandra's Adventures, Alexandra visits the Leasburg Diversion Dam. The Dam was built as part of a larger national effort to help improve access to irrigation water for farmlands and communities throughout the American West. Today, the Leasburg Diversion Dam is not only a key component in in helping Southern New Mexico thrive, but is also a beautiful spot to visit along the Rio Grande.
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