LRG Adjudication

04 | 17 | 2014

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State of New Mexico ex rel., Office of the State Engineer
v.
Elephant Butte Irrigation  District, et al.,

D-307-CV-888

Honorable James J. Wechsler, Presiding Judge

Third Judicial District Court
201 W. Picacho Avenue
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88005

Phone: (575) 528-8370
Fax: (575) 523-8290

UPCOMING HEARINGS AND DEADLINES:

UPCOMING HEARINGS: 
SSI-97-104:   Interim Pretrial Conference:  May 29, 2014 (time to be announced later)
Please see Scheduling Order Regarding Priority Date Proceedings

UPCOMING DEADLINES: 
LRO-28-008-9010 and LRO-28-008-9009 - Charles P. Barrett, etal., 
(re: Joint Mtn for Designation of Stream System Issue and Expedited Inter Se of Water Rights 
Claimed by New Mexico Copper Corp., et al): Additional responses by parties who have not 
previously responded may be filed no later than March 28, 2014; and Replies to the additional 
responses shall be due no later than April 14, 2014.   
Briefing Schedule Regarding Joint Motion for Designation of Stream 
System Issue and Expedited Inter Se of Water Rights Claimed by 
New Mexico Copper Corporation, et al., Under Subfile Numbers 
LRO-28-008-9010 and LRO-28-008-9009; filed on 3-13-14  

  SS-97-104  - Numerous deadlines contained herein please click on: 
Scheduling Order Regarding Priority Date Proceedings; filed 3-13-14

WELCOME TO THE LOWER RIO GRANDE WATER RIGHTS ADJUDICATION WEBSITE: 
This water rights adjudication is a legal proceeding to determine the priority,amount of water and

other elements of each water right in the Lower Rio Grande

 

 


'NOTICE CONCERNING ELECTRONIC E-FILING IN THE LOWER RIO GRANDE


IF YOU CLAIM A WATER RIGHT:

If you claim a water right in the Lower Rio Grande Basin, you have the right to participate in court proceedings regarding:

•         Your water rights
•         Other water rights
•         Matters affecting more than one water right
 
If you fail to respond in writing to certain court documents or fail to attend mandatory court hearings, you may forfeit or waive your rights.  
If you are a water right claimant, you must monitor this proceeding to determine upcoming deadlines and court hearings.  
Deadlines and hearing dates may be found:
•         On this website
•         In a monthly adjudication report available by email or by first class mail for an annual subscription fee
 

HAVE QUESTIONS OR NEED MORE INFORMATION?

For questions about the water right adjudication process:

The Water Ombudsman Program at the University of New Mexico Utton Center

 http://uttoncenter.unm.edu/ombudsman/water-program.php

The Utton Transboundary Resources Center
UNM School of Law
1117 Stanford NE
MSC11 6070 . 1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

    1-877-277-8740

   Darcy Bushnell - 505-277-0551 (direct line)

 For specific questions about your water right:

New Mexico Office of the State Engineer
http://www.ose.state.nm.us/legal_index.html

Santa Fe Office
130 South Capitol Street
Concha Ortiz y Pino Building

P.O. Box 25102
Santa Fe, NM 87504-5102
(505) 827-6099

Las Cruces District Office
Litigation and Adjudication
1680 Hickory Loop, Suite J
Las Cruces, NM  88005
(575) 524-6330

FOR ANY ISSUES, QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS REGARDING THIS WEBSITE,
PLEASE CONTACT MELODY LONGWILL AT 575-528-8370 OR
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