Spring 6AAA

Spring 6AAA is located on the west side of the Rio Grande at the river, surrounded by willows and boulders.

Field Parameters: No specific conductance measurements taken; pH 7.97 at 21.6° C.
Flow: Approximately 15 gal./min.
Coordinates: NMED - DGPS: 1646629.4 1734322.21
Elevation: NMED - DGPS: 5364

Sampling on Thursday, May 1, 2003 in the afternoon.

  • NMED took a 1 L water sample for the NMED Groundwater Bureau for nitrogen species, trace metals and anions and cations.

Notes: New spring discovered by Michael Dale since October 2002. Not visible, but very audible. NMED removed rocks in order to obtain sample, approximately eight feet from bank edge.

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