Animas-La Plata Project

The states of Colorado and New Mexico concluded the Animas-La Plata Project Compact, which was approved by Congress in 1968.

The compact does not provide for an administrative compact commission.

It establishes equal priority for the water supply to be diverted by the project for uses in New Mexico with the priority for the project granted by the Colorado state court.

Animas-La Plata Project Compact (PDF)