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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

     
AUGUST 9, 2018 AT 1:00 P.M. (trailing docket)

Mandatory Status Conference Regarding Unresolved Water Right

For each individual case set for hearing, please see "Documents filed in Adjudication" at the left side bar.

Or click on the following link:   

https://animasadjudication.nmcourts.gov/documents-filed-in-adjudication.aspx

Sixth Judicial District Court 
300 Shakespeare
Lordsburg, NM 

UPCOMING DEADLINES:

   

July 6, 2018

State shall produce legible color maps to the proposed judgments on or before July 6, 2018

AUB-004-0002B; J O Bar Ranch, LLC

AUB-011-0006A; Irma and Leopold Mendoza

AUB-011-0006B; Irma and Leopold Mendoza

AUB-012-0001; Felicia and Rene Dominguez

AUB-012-0003; Daniel and Sylvia Dominguez

Please see:  Sua Sponte Order Re-Posting of Proposed Judgments; filed 6-12-18

 

before next Scheduling Conference

currently set for AUGUST 9, 2018 AT 1:00 P.M.

State shall be prepared to report at the next scheduling conference as to whether it found more current addresses for subfile claimants whom it has not been able to serve

Please see:  Special Master's Scheduling Order; filed 9-22-17

Mandatory Status Conference Regarding Unresolved Water Right:  For each individual case set for hearing, please see "Documents filed in Adjudication" at the left side bar.

Or click on the following link:   

https://animasadjudication.nmcourts.gov/documents-filed-in-adjudication.aspx

 

State shall produce legible color maps to the proposed judgments on or before July 6, 2018

AUB-004-0002B; J O Bar Ranch, LLC

AUB-011-0006A; Irma and Leopold Mendoza

AUB-011-0006B; Irma and Leopold Mendoza

AUB-012-0001; Felicia and Rene Dominguez

AUB-012-0003; Daniel and Sylvia Dominguez

Please see:  Sua Sponte Order Re-Posting of Proposed Judgments; filed 6-12-18

 

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

 

   

Daniel and Sylvia Dominguez

AUB-013-0001

"Proposed" Subfile Final Judgment-Unlicensed Water Rights - AUB-013-0001-Daniel and Sylvia Dominguez July 24, 2018

Sylvia Dominguez

AUB-013-0001A

"Proposed" Subfile Final Judgment-Unlicensed Water Rights - AUB-013-0001A-Sylvia Dominguez.pdf July 24, 2018

Daniel J. and Patricia McDougal
AUB-011-0002A
"Proposed" Subfile Final Judgment-Licensed Water Rights - AUB-011-0002A-Daniel J. McDougal and Patricia McDougal
August 21, 2018

Carrie and David Ramirez

AUB-012-0019B

"Proposed" Subfile Final Judgment-Unlicensed Water Rights - AUB-012-0019B-Carrie and David Ramirez September 18, 2018

Carrie and David Ramirez

AUB-012-0019A


"Proposed" Subfile Final Judgment-Licensed Water Rights - AUB-012-0019A-Carrie and David Ramirez
September 18, 2018

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.

Current weather delays and/or closures will be announced on the local Weather channels and websites. 

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