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New Mexico Statutes Chapter 75. Miscellaneous Natural Resource Matters § 75-1-2. Definitions

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As used in the Rural Infrastructure Act:

A. “department” means the department of environment;

B. “fund” means the rural infrastructure revolving loan fund;

C. “local authority” means a mutual domestic association or water and sanitation district that supplies water, wastewater or solid waste services to, or a municipality that has, a population of less than twenty thousand or a county with a population of less than two hundred thousand;

D. “operate and maintain” means all necessary activities, including replacement of equipment or appurtenances to assure the dependable and economical function of a facility in accordance with its intended purpose;

E. “secretary” means the secretary of environment;

F. “solid waste facility” includes transfer and convenience facilities, landfills or other equipment or systems used for the processing, transformation, recycling or disposal of solid waste;

G. “wastewater facility” includes collection lines, pumping equipment, treatment works and disposal piping or process units;  and

H. “water supply facility” includes the source of supply of water, pumping equipment, storage facilities, transmission lines, treatment works and distribution systems.

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