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Animas Underground Basin Adjudication

Adjudicación de aguas subterráneas de la cuenca del río Ánimas

Welcome to the website for the Animas Underground Basin (AUB) Water Rights Adjudication


Animas Adjudication
State of New Mexico ex rel, Office of the State Engineer

v.
Rosette, Inc.,et al.

D-623-CV-2005-00054
Honorable JC Robinson, Presiding Judge

Sixth Judicial District Court,
310 Shakespeare, Lordsburg, New Mexico 88045
Clerk’s Office Phone: 575-542-3411/Fax: 575-542-3481

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.

 

UPCOMING HEARINGS:

Date and Time of Hearing Subject Matter of  Hearing

Location of Hearing

April 17, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

Any Motions for extension of time that are filed by the state

Please see:  Special Master's (A) Order Concerning Termination Notices and (B) Notice of Hearing; filed 1-25-17

Court of Appeals Courtroom

237 Don Gaspar Ave., Santa Fe, NM


APRIL 19, 2017 at 10:00 am

Rule 1-016 Scheduling Conference

PLEASE SEE:  1-13-17 - Erratum Correcting Clerical Error in Special Master's Scheduling Order

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Special Master's Scheduling Order Following December 14, 2016 Scheduling Conference and Notice of April 19, 2017 Scheduling Conference; filed 1-9-17 - NOTE:  PLEASE SEE ABOVE Erratum Correcting Clerical Error in Special Master's Scheduling Order

NOTE:  Except for the State of New Mexico, the parties may participate in the Scheduling Conference by telephone by calling 641-715-3580 and at the prompt - enter Access Code 637-943

The State shall ensure that it has filed the monthly reports required by paragraph B.4 of the April 22, 2014 Procedural Order prior to the Scheduling Conference.

Court of Appeals Courtroom

237 Don Gaspar Ave., Santa Fe, NM

APRIL 19, 2017 at 10:00 am

CV-2005-54


Special Master's (A) Order Directing SNM to Show Cause why the Clerk Should Not Issue Certificates of Default and (B) Notice of Hearing on Show Cause Order; filed 1-27-17.pdf

The State shall file a written response to this order by April 12, 2017

Court of Appeals Courtroom

237 Don Gaspar Ave., Santa Fe, NM

 

UPCOMING DEADLINES:

DATE OF DEADLINE

ITEM DUE

APRIL 12, 2017

CV-2005-54

On or before April 12, 2017, the State of New Mexico shall serve in each of the forgoing subfiles either the Termination Notice required by Paragraph D of the Procedural Order, or a motion for a further extension of the consultation period.

Please see:  Special Master's (A) Order Concerning Termination Notices and (B) Notice of Hearing; filed 1-25-17


APRIL 12, 2017

CV-2005-54

The State shall file a written response to this order by April 12, 2017

Special Master's (A) Order Directing SNM to Show Cause why the Clerk Should Not Issue Certificates of Default and (B) Notice of Hearing on Show Cause Order; filed 1-27-17.pdf

 

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


Andrew Jay Peterson and Kelly R. Peterson

AUB-018-0007

"Proposed" Subfile Final Judgment - Unlicensed Water Rights - AUB-018-0007 - Andrew Jay Peterson and Kelly R. Peterson
April 18, 2017


Andrew Jay Peterson and Kelly R. Peterson

AUB-012-0015



"Proposed" Subfile Final Judgment - Licensed Water Rights - AUB-012-0015 - Andrew Jay Peterson and Kelly R. Peterson.pdf

April 18, 2017 

Clarence Rudiger, Jr.

AUB-009-0005A


"Proposed" Subfile Judgment - Licensed Water Rights - Clarence Rudiger, Jr.; AUB-009-0005A
May 22, 2017

Armando Dominguez and Juana Dominguez

AUB-012-0011A


"Proposed" Subfile Judgment-Licensed Water Rights-AUB-012-0011A-Armando and Juana Dominguez.pdf
May 22, 2017

Should any of the links fail or should you have any issues with this website, please contact Melody Longwill @ 575-528-8370 or lcrdmsl@nmcourts.gov.

If you require documents not listed herein, please contact the District Court at 575-542-3411


PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY:

THE 6TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT FOLLOWS THE LOCAL SCHOOL POLICIES REGARDING WEATHER (DELAYS & CLOSURES) FOR THE CITY IN WHICH IT IS LOCATED AND WHERE THE HEARING IS SCHEDULED TO OCCUR. PLEASE TUNE INTO THE LOCAL RADIO STATIONS, NEWS, AND THE COURTS WEBSITES FOR THE MOST ACCURATE INFORMATION TO BE POSTED.

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The following links will be updated as early as possible in the event of questionable weather. 

For more information please see the Inclement Weather Policy