Property Taxes: See Valencia County schedule. Property Taxes for Business operation are quite reasonable
Electricity: PNM operates a 10MW Solar Farm within Rio Communities city limits.
Water: Provided locally by private company in city of Rio Communities
Wastewater Treatment: Provided locally by private company in city of Rio Communities
Solid Waste Disposal: Universal Waste Systems
Natural Gas: Provided by Gas Co of New Mexico in Rio Communities.
Telecommunications: See Utility grid above.
MAJOR EMPLOYERS & BY INDUSTRY
Clariant, a Swiss corporation with 225 employees, operates a large plant that manufactures desiccants.
Located just three miles to the west, BNSF's Belen Rail Yard is a significant employer, with a workforce of 300 people. Additionally, the yard serves as a crucial refueling stop for approximately 100 trains each day.