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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

NONE AT THIS TIME

 

 

UPCOMING DEADLINES:

   
before next Scheduling Conference (unknown date at this time)

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

 

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

Laura J. Shannon

AUB-011-0007B


"Proposed" Subfile Final Judgment-Unlicensed Water Rights - AUB-011-0007B-Laura J. Shannon

 

November 21, 2017

Laura J. Shannon

AUB-011-0007A


"Proposed" Subfile Final Judgment-Licensed Water Rights - AUB-011-0007A-Laura J. Shannon

November 21, 2017

Kerr Brothers, Llc

​AUB-008-0001A


"Proposed" Subfile Final Judgment-Licensed Water Rights - AUB-008-0001A-Kerr Brothers, Llc
December 19, 2017

Ida Elizabeth Cox

AUB-006-0001


"Proposed" Subfile Final Judgment-Unlicensed Water Rights - AUB-006-0001-Ida Elizabeth Cox
December 19, 2017

Carol A. Smith

AUB-021-0002A


"Proposed" Subfile Final Judgment-Licensed Water Rights - AUB-021-0002A-Carol A. Smith
December 19, 2017

Carol A. Smith

AUB-021-0002B


"Proposed" Final Judgment - Unlicensed Water Rights; AUB-021-0002B-Carol A. Smith
December 19, 2017

Z-bar Farms, Llc

​AUB-013-0005A


"Proposed" Subfile Final Judgment - Licensed Water Rights - AUB-013-0005A-Z-bar Farms, Llc
January 16, 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


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