AdLP Mayordomo is Mark Herrera, and as mayordomo he is responsible
for regulating the flow of irrigation water, distributing water to
parciantes, the day to day operations of the acequia, as well as its
over all maintenance.
Call Mark at 505-692-9242To request a START to
time to irrigate
- To notify Mark when you are finished
- To report any problems
The 2023 Irrigation Season is well underway, facilitated by all
of the winter runoff into the Santa Cruz Dam. By the end of June,
most of the irrigation water was overflow from the dam, but as the
2023 season progresses additional water restrictions will be put
into place as necessary.
Check this website for the latest updates!
Welcome to the Acequia de La Puebla
Today irrigation is a matter of cultural survival, historical
preservation, and a tradition to pass on to future generations.
Welcome/Bienvenidos to our website. For centuries the people of La Puebla
have cared for, maintained and used the acequias that carry water
through our community. In the early days of La Puebla, irrigation
was a matter of basic surviival. Today irrigation is a matter of
cultural survival, historical preservation, and a tradition to pass on
to future generations.
This website is an effort to foster better communication about the
Acequia de La Puebla among all parciantes. Our goal is to provide
everyone using the water with information to help the system work
smoothly. The Commissioners and mayordomo hope to keep everyone informed
about events, watering schedules, emergencies, meetings and other
information to help keep the water flowing. Please check back often for
updates and new information about the Acequia de La Puebla.
2023 Annual Meeting Scheduled for Saturday. January 13th, 2024
The Acequia de La Puebla 2023 Annual Meeting will be held on
Saturday, January 13th at 11am at the Boys & Girls Club on 89 La Puebla
Rd in Arroyo Seco! The agenda will include the "usual" financial and
mayordomo stuff, but also an update on the Mediation Process with the
For more information, leave a comment on NextDoor and/or
send us an email to
email@example.com and/or check our website
Looking forward to your
attendance and interest in our Acequia de La Puebla!
We have a new e-mail address
You can now e-mail any of the Acequia Commissioners at
We look forward to hearing from you.
Call before using water
Despite early season rain we are experiencing very dry
and hot conditions. SCID has limited releases to only 3 days per
week. Please see the Water Schedule above for water
So, as always, we are asking everyone to be a good acequia citizen by
calling Mayordomo, Mark Herrera at or
you water and when you are finished. If you call when finished the
Mayordomo can call the next scheduled user.
cooperation is appreciated.
AdLP Commission Meetings
The AdLP Commission meets:
- In the spring to initiate ditch cleanup activities before
the irrigation season starts,
- periodically during the irrigation sseason to coordinate
operation and maintenance activities with mayordomo, and
- then facilitates the annual meeting with AdLP parciantes