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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 11, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.

Annual Joint Working Session

IN PERSON:  Court of Appeals, 237 Don Gaspar Avenue, Santa Fe, NM

VIDEO CONFERENCE:  At the following locations:  Aztec, Roswell, Lordsburg and Las Cruces

TELEPHONIC:  1-515-739-1285, Participant access code:  153328

Please see:  Annual Joint Working Session; filed 6-29-17

 

UPCOMING DEADLINES:

DATE OF DEADLINE

ITEM DUE

30 days prior to the Joint Working Session, which is currently scheduled for 8-11-17

State shall file a report setting out Plaintiff’s suggested priorities and its analysis of resources needed by the courts and the state for each adjudication pending in state court

Please see:  Annual Joint Working Session; filed 6-29-17

 

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

Colton Rudiger and Kasey Rudiger

009-0004A

"Proposed" Subfile Final Judgment-Licensed Water Rights - AUB-009-0004A-Colton Rudiger and Kasey Rudiger

Posted to website on 7-12-17

September 19, 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


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