TX school books, will 'Commons' get an entry? Commons as water? History could cover both

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The acequias of New Mexico are communal irrigation canals, a way to share water for agriculture in a dry land. Excavated in the early 18th century, this acequia is in the village of Corrales, along the Rio Grande. Tiwa Indians irrigated farmland in the area as long as 1.300 years ago.

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douglaslee's picture
Jul. 31, 2007 4:01 pm


Fascinating, thanks, and very relevant as water shortages due to population growth and climate change lead to increasing strife over water.

SueN's picture
Jul. 31, 2007 4:01 pm

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