a dam and irrigation reservoir in SW New Mexico, on the Rio Grande. Dam, 309 feet (94 meters) high.
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Elephant Butte has provided the river basin to the south with a mostly steady supply of water for over 100 years.El Paso was “drought-proof.” Climate change is pushing its limits. | Casey Crownhart | December 20, 2021 | MIT Technology Review