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SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN ADJUDICATION
State of New Mexico, ex rel. State Engineer
v.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, et al.
D-1116-CV-75-00184
Honorable James J. Wechsler, Presiding Judge
Eleventh Judicial District Court
103 S Oliver Dr, Aztec, New Mexico 87410
Clerk’s Office Phone: (505) 334-6151/Fax: (505)334-1940 

sanjuanwater-grp@nmcourts.gov


This water rights adjudication is a legal proceeding to determine the priority, amount of water and other elements of each water right in the San Juan River Basin (SJRB).

The SJRB is located in the northwest “four corners” region of New Mexico and falls primarily within San Juan & McKinley Counties.

Persons in the SJRB 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

(Events also listed on calendar below)



San Juan Adjudication

D-1116-CV-75-184

Status Conference

December 11,2018

9:30 A.M

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Aztec District Court 

103 S Oliver

Aztec, NM 87410

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