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Hermits Peak Fire

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Santa Fe National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
New Mexico
Santa Fe, NM 87508

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Email: 2022.hermitspeak@firenet.gov
Phone: 505-356-2636
Hours: Daily 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

State providing drinking water for communities affected by wildfires

Hermits Peak Fire Wildfire
News – 5/13/2022

 News Release from the State of New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management

 Drinking water available for customers of systems under precautionary water advisory. 

SANTA FE – Beginning today, the state will deliver drinking water to individuals living in areas where evacuation orders have been lifted and are served by water systems under a temporary precautionary water advisory.

Residents needing free, safe drinking water may bring clean, empty containers to the following locations for fill-up:

  • San Miguel County: 9-11 a.m. at Mike Mateo Sena Elementary School, 12 County Road A-1, Sapello, NM 87745
  • Mora County: 1-3 p.m. at Mora County Courthouse Parking Lot, 1 Court House Dr, Mora, NM 87732

Water will be available at the specified times and locations every day until the precautionary water advisories for local water systems in the area have been lifted or until further notice. For more information, contact Stephen Connolly at stephen.connolly@state.nm.us or 505-470-8495.

Until individual systems ensure water is safe to drink, residents are advised to use alternate sources of water. 

More information about specific communities included in the full news release. 

Contact

Marisa Maez, Communications Director | Marisa.Maez@state.nm.us | 505 469 8243 

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