Water in the Desert

The always insightful* Coco offers some helpful backstory to the institutional arrangements responsible for sucking water out of Albuquerque’s low-lying neighborhoods:

One of the strongest reasons behind having growth management is to plan public infrastructure investment to assure adequate funding for replacement and repair of things like aging infrastructure that serves existing neighborhoods – like storm drainage pumps near Martineztown.

She’s talking about Dan McKay’s excellent story in this morning’s paper explaining how the pumps in Martineztown didn’t work over the weekend – and why.

* except when she’s capping on the Journal, then she’s totally not insightful 🙂