Animas Underground Basin Adjudication
Welcome to the website for the Animas Underground Basin (AUB) Water Rights Adjudication
State of New Mexico ex rel, Office of the State Engineer
Rosette, Inc.,et al.
Honorable Jarod K. Hofacket, Presiding Judge
This water rights adjudication is a legal proceeding to determine the priority, amount of water and other elements of each water right in the Animas Underground Basin.
The Animas Basin is located in the southwest “bootheel” of New Mexico and falls entirely within Hidalgo County.
Persons in the Animas Basin currently shown to own a water right or rights are referred to as “Claimants.”
If you claim a water right:
You are considered a Claimant and have the right to participate in court proceedings regarding:
- Your water rights
- Other water rights
- Matters affecting more than one water right.
|Date and Time of Hearing||Subject Matter of Hearing||Location of Hearing|
|Date of Deadline||Item(s) Due|
DEADLINE FOR FILING INTER SE OBJECTION and NOTICE OF INTENT:
|Water Right Claimant and AUB Number||“Proposed” Subfile Final Judgment||Deadline for Filing Inter Se Objection and Notice of Intent|
Pyramid Peak Mining, LLC
|“Proposed” Subfile Judgment-Unlicensed Water Rights; AUB-002-0006; Pyramid Peak Mining, LLC||JUNE 24, 2021|
Peterson Family Revocable Trust
|“Proposed” Subfile Final Judgment- Unlicensed Water Rights- AUB-017-1003 Peterson Family Revocable Trust||JULY 2, 2021|
Jon Schmidt 2019 Living Trust
|“Proposed” Subfile Final Judgment- Unlicensed Water Rights- AUB-011-0003A Jon Schmidt 2019 Living Trust||JULY 2, 2021|
OBJECTIONS to PROPOSED SUBFILE FINAL JUDGMENTS
The following water rights claimants have objected to the adjudication of their water rights in the manner described:
The water rights claimants listed below have objected to the adjudication of their water rights in the manner described in the rejected subfile judgments listed below. The Court will conduct one or more hearings to resolve the claimant’s objections and adjudicate the claimant’s water rights. Any other claimant in the basin who wants to participate in the adjudication of the water right must file an Inter Se Objection to Proposed Subfile Judgment (intent to participate) withthe Court by the date stated below. Any claimant who does not file an Inter Se Objection and Notice by the required date will be bound by any judgment ultimately entered by the Court adjudicating the water right. See Procedural Order Governing Expedited inter se Adjudication of State Law Water Rights, filed 4-22-14 at subparagraph B.1., Rule 1.701.1 NMRA. ?
|Water Right Claimant and AUB number||Rejected Judgment||Inter Se Objection and Notice of Intent AND date of filing|
|“Proposed” Subfile Final Judgment-Unlicensed Water Rights – AUB-007-0003A – AmeriCulture, Inc.||Notice of Inter Se Objection to Proposed Subfile Judgment – AUB-007-0003A – Americulture, Inc.; filed 8-23-19|
|“Proposed” Subfile Final Judgment-Unlicensed Water Rights – AUB-007-0003 – Seawright, LLC||Notice of Inter Se Objection to Proposed Subfile Judgment – AUB-007-0003 – Seawright, LLC; filed 8-23-19|
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