Animas Adjudication

04 | 24 | 2014

State of New Mexico ex rel., Office of the State Engineer
v.
Rosette, Inc.

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


Sixth Judicial District Court
310 Shakespeare
Lordsburg, New Mexico 88045

Phone: (575) 542-3411; Fax: (575) 542-3481

UPCOMING HEARINGS AND DEADLINES:

UPCOMING HEARINGS:  NONE
UPCOMING DEADLINES:  NONE
WELCOME TO THE ANIMAS UNDERGROUND BASIN (AUB)
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 AUB.  

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
proceeding 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, on this website or by first class mail
(annual subscription fee for first class mail)

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
1-866-822-6134 (press 2)

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

Deming District Office
301 South Tin
Deming, NM 88031
(575) 546-2851

For assistance in retrieving documents not listed herein, please contact:

Sixth Judicial District Court
310 Shakespeare
Lordsburg, New Mexico 88045

Phone: (575) 542-3411
Fax: (575) 542-3481

For Assistance with this website or for any issues/problems in opening any attachments, please contact Melody Longwill @ 575-528-8370 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We welcome comments and suggestions. We want to present maximum information for the
use and convenience of claimants and the public.
 

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