OSE ISC LogoOffice of the State Engineer

The Office of the State Engineer is charged with administering the state's water resources. The State Engineer has authority over the supervision, measurement, appropriation, and distribution of all surface and groundwater in New Mexico, including streams and rivers that cross state boundaries.

The State Engineer is also Secretary of the Interstate Stream Commission.

Tom Blaine, New Mexico State Engineer
Secretary, Interstate Stream Commission

Past New Mexico State Engineers

Brief History of the Office of the State Engineer

100 Year Timeline of Significant Events in New Mexico's Water History

State Engineer New mexico

For more information about the State Engineer, contact (505) 827-6091, in Santa Fe.