Priority Basins

The State Engineer has chosen the following areas in New Mexico for Active Water Resource Management including:

The Lower Pecos River BasinNew Mexico Office of the State Engineer Resource Management Priority Basins

The Lower Rio Grande Basin

The San Juan River Basin

Upper Mimbres Basin

Rio Gallinas Basin

Nambe-Pojoaque-Tesuque Basin

Rio Chama Basin

Additional Basin Information

Managing deliveries in the river basins in New Mexico is a critical function for the Interstate Stream Commission. Staff analyze, review, and implement projects in New Mexico and analyze stream flow, reservoir levels, and other data on stream systems. Please visit the Interstate Stream Commission Basin & Compacts page for additional basin information.