Basins

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.

Canadian River Basin - Ute Reservoir/Eagle Nest)
Jonathan Martinez, Basin Manager

Colorado River- San Juan Basin/Gila
Rolf Schmidt-Petersen, Acting Colorado River Basin Manager

Pecos River Basin
Hannah Riseley-White, Basin Manager

Rio Grande Basin
Rolf Schmidt-Petersen, Basin Manager

Priority Basins

The State Engineer has chosen the following priority basins in New Mexico for Active Water Resource Management (AWRM) including the following:

Lower Pecos

Lower Rio Grande

San Juan River Basin

Nambe-Pojoaque-Tesuque

Mimbres

Rio Chama Basin

Rio Gallinas