Buckman Direct Diversion

Mission Statement

The Buckman Direct Diversion Facility (BDD) provides a safe, reliable and sustainable source of drinking water for the City of Santa Fe and Santa Fe County. The BDD improves the regional water supply under drought conditions, replaces current groundwater pumping that cannot be sustained, and makes a drought reserve possible.

For more information please visit the Buckman Direct Diversion website.

Board of Directors

The BDD Board was created by the City of Santa Fe and Santa Fe County to oversee the operation of the BDD. The BDD Board meets monthly, usually on the first Thursday of every month at 4:00 p.m. at City Council Chambers, 200 Lincoln Avenue, Santa Fe or as otherwise indicated on the BDD Posted Agenda.  During the COVID19 quarantine, BDD Board will hold virtual Meetings through the City of Santa Fe’s You Tube page, https://www.youtube.com/user/cityofsantafe

Current Board members are:

City Councilor JoAnne Vigil Coppler – Chairperson


County Commissioner Anna Hansen – Vice Chair


City Councilor Carol Romero-Wirth - Board Member



County Commissioner Anna Hamilton




JC Helms - Citizen Member


Tom Egelhoff - The Club at Las Campanas


County Commissioner Henry Roybal Alternate


Peter Ives, Alternate Citizen Member

 Ken Kirk- The Club at Las Campanas - Alternate

BDD Reports

Rio Grande monitoring and results from drinking water quality testing will be posted on the BDD website:

View Stormwater Monitoring Summary Report

View Water Quality Sampling Reports

Location & Contact Information

Buckman Regional Water Treatment Plant
341 Caja Del Rio Rd.
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87506
(505) 955-4505

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