Technical Reports

The Office of the State Engineer prepared the following technical reports. We are in the process of scanning the reports. As new ones are scanned, links will be added.


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1. Reconnaissance of Ground-Water Conditions in Curry County, New Mexico, Howard, J. W., 1954. 35 p.
  2. Possible Flow of Water Between Rito Resumidera and Poleo Canyon Spring, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, Hollander, T. J., 1954. 18 p.
  3. Ground-Water Conditions in the Vicinity of Rattlesnake Springs, Eddy County, New Mexico, Hale, W. E., 1955. 54 p., 1 Plate
  4. The New Mexico Law of Water Rights, Hutchins, W. A., 1955. 61 p.
  5. Climatological Summary, New Mexico - Temperature, 1850-1954; Frost, 1850-1954; Evaporation, 1912-1954, Reynolds, S.E., 1956. 277 p.
  6. Climatological Summary, New Mexico Precipitation, 1849-1954, Reynolds, S.E., 1956. 407 p
  7. Hydrologic Summary, New Mexico Streamflow and Reservoir Content, Sorensen, E.F; Dresser, F.V.; and others, 1888-1954, 1959. 326 p.
  8. Reconnaissance of Ground-Water Conditions in the Crow Flats Area, Otero County, New Mexico, Bjorklund, L. J., 1957. 26 p.
  9. Geology of the Roswell Artesian Basin, New Mexico, and Its Relation to the Hondo Reservoir, Bean, R. T., 1949. 31 p.8 includes, Effect on Artesian Aquifer of Storage of Floodwater in Hondo Reservoir, Theis, C. V., 1951. 4 p.
  10. Ground-Water Conditions in the Nonthermal Artesian-Water Basin South of Hot Springs, Sierra County, New Mexico, Murray, C. R., 1959. 33 p.
11. Groundwater in Animas Valley, Hidalgo County, New Mexico, Reeder, H. O., 1057. 101 p.
  12. Ground-Water Conditions and Geology of Sunshine Valley and Western Taos County, New Mexico, Winograd, I. J., 1959. 70 p.
  13. Annual Water-Level Measurements in Observation Wells, 1951-1955, and Atlas of Maps Showing Changes in Water Levels for Various Periods from Beginning of Record through 1954, New Mexico, Reeder, H. O. and others, 1959. 339 p.
  a. High Plains, House Area, Quay County, Clovis Area, Curry County, Portales Valley, Roosevelt County, Tatum-Lovington-Hobbs Area, Lea County
  b. Pecos River Valley, Roswell basin, Chaves and Eddie Counties, Carlsbad area, Eddy County
  c. South-Central Closed Basins and Rio Grande Valley, Estancia Valley, Torrance and Santa Fe Counties, Tularosa-Alamogordo area, Otero County, Hot Springs basin, Sierra County, Grants-Bluewater area, Valencia County
  d. Southwestern New Mexico, Animas Valley, Hidalgo County, Playas Valley, Hidalgo County, Mimbres Valley, Luna County
  14. Ground Water in the Causey-Lingo Area, Roosevelt County, New Mexico, Cooper, J. B., 1960. 51 p.
  15. Reconnaissance of Ground Water in Playas Valley, Hidalgo County, New Mexico, Doty, G. C., 1960. 41 p.
  16. Changes in Water Levels in 1955 and Annual Water Level Measurements in January and February 1956 in Observation Wells in New Mexico, Reeder, H. O. and others, 1960. 145 p.
  17. The Occurrence of Saline Ground Water Near Roswell, Chaves County, New Mexico, Hood, J. W.; Mower, R.W. and Grosin, M.J. 1960. 93 p. 12 Plates
  18. Availability of Ground Water at Proposed Well Sites in Gila National Forest, Sierra and Catron Counties, New Mexico, Trauger, F. D., 1960. 20 p
  19. Ground-Water Levels in New Mexico, 1956, Reeder, H. O. and others, 1960. 251 p.
  20. Geology and Ground Water Resources of the Grants-Bluewater Area, Valencia County, New Mexico, Gordon, E. D., 1961. 109 p., 1 map in pocket, Reprinted 1978.
21. Availability of Ground Water in the Albuquerque Area, Bernalillo and Sandoval Counties, New Mexico, Bjorklund, L. J. and Maxwell, B. W., 1961. 117 p.
  22. Ground Water Levels in New Mexico, 1957, Reeder, H. O. and others, 1961. 306 p.
  23. Ground Water Levels in New Mexico, 1958, Reeder, H. O. and others, 1961. 288 p.
  24. Ground Water Levels in New Mexico, 1959, Reeder, H. O. and others, 1962, 125 p.
  25. Ground Water Conditions in the Rio Grande Valley Between Truth or Consequences and Las Palomas, Sierra County, New Mexico, Cox, E. R. and H. O. Reeder, 1962. 47 p.
  26. Ground Water in Central Hachita Valley Northeast of the Big Hatchet Mountains, Hildalgo County, New Mexico, Trauger, F. D. and E. H. Herrick, 1962. 21 p.
  27. Groundwater Levels in New Mexico, 1960, Ballance, W. C., and others, 1962. 215 p.
  28. Water Resources and Geology of the Rio Hondo Drainage Basin, Chaves, Lincoln, and Otero Counties, New Mexico, Mourant, W. A., 1963. 85 p.
  29 a. A Municipal Water Supplies and Uses, Southeastern New Mexico, Dinwiddie, G. A., 1963. 140 p.
  b. Municipal Water Supplies and Uses, Northeastern New Mexico, Dinwiddie, G. A., 1964. 64 p.
  c. Municipal Water Supplies and Uses, Northeastern New Mexico, Dinwiddie, G. A., Mourant, W. A., and Basier, J. A., 1966. 197 p.
  d. Municipal Water Supplies and Uses, Southwestern New Mexico, Dinwiddie, G. A., Mourant, W. A., and Basier, J. A., 1966. 98 p.
  30. Geology and Ground Water in the Vicinity of Tucumcari, Quay County, New Mexico, Trauger, F. D. and Bushman, F. X., 1964. 177 p.
31. Characteristics of the Water Supply in New Mexico, Hale, W. E., Reiland, L. J. and Beverage, J. P., 1965. 131 p. and 1 Plate
  32. Consumptive Use and Water Requirements in New Mexico, Blaney, H. F. and Hanson, E. G., 1965. 82 p.
  33. Quantitative Analysis of Water Resources in the Albuquerque Area, New Mexico, Reeder, H. O., Bjorklund, L. J. and Dinwiddie, G. A., 1967. 34 p
  34. Ground Water Levels in New Mexico, 1965, and Changes in Water Levels, 1961-1965, Busch, F. E. and Hudson, J. D., 1967, with a section on Irrigated Acreage in New Mexico, 1965 by E. F. Sorensen. Total of 124 p.
  35. Geology and Ground Water Occurrence in Southeastern McKinley County, New Mexico, Cooper, J. B. and John, E. G., 1968. 108 p. and 2 plates in pocket.
  36. Water Resources Appraisal of the Silver City Area, Grant County, New Mexico, Koopman, F. C., Trauger, F. D. and Basler, J. A., 1969. 50 p.
  37. Groundwater Resources of the Mora River Drainage Basin, Western Mora County, New Mexico, Mercer, J. W. and Lappala, E. G., 1972. 91 p. and 2 plates
  38. Capitan Aquifer Observation-Well Network, Carlsbad to Jal, New Mexico, Hiss, W. L., 1973. 76 p. and 1 figure in pocket.
  39. Ground Water Levels in New Mexico, 1970, and Changes in Water Levels, 1966-1970, and a section on Irrigated Cropland Acreage in New Mexico, Hudson, J. D., and Borton, R. L., 1970. 1970, by Sorensen, E. F., 123 p.
  40. Freshwater Resources in the Southeastern Part of the Tularosa Basin, Garza, S. and McLean, J. S., 1977. 67 p. and 3 figures in pocket.
41. Water Use by Categories in New Mexico Counties and River Basins, and Irrigated and Dry Cropland Acreage in 1975,, Sorensen, E. F., 1977. 34 p.
  42. Geohydrologic Framework of the Roswell Ground Water Basin, Chaves and Eddy Counties, New Mexico, Welder, G. E., 1983. 28 p.
  43. Water Resources of the Rincon and Mesilla valleys and Adjacent Areas, New Mexico, Wilson, C. A. and others, 1981. 514 p. (16 plates in separate folder).
  44. Water Use by Categories in New Mexico Counties and River Basins, and Irrigated Acreage in 1980, Sorensen, E. F., 1982. 51 p.
  45. Consumptive Water Use in Artificial Snowmaking, Santa Fe Ski Area, New Mexico, Fleming, W. M. and Smart, A. W., 1985. 14 p.
  46. Water Use in New Mexico in 1985, Wilson, B., 1986. 84 p.
  47. Water Use by Categories in New Mexico Counties and River Basins, and Irrigated Acreage in 1990, Wilson, B. C., 1992. 141 p.
  48. Water Conservation and Quantification of Water Demands in Subdivisions, A Guidance Manual for Public Officials and Developers, Wilson, B. C., 1996. 42 p., Additionally, this report has an appendix on model ordinances governing landscape design requirements in Marin Municipal Water District, California, City of Palo Alto, California, 1991; an appendix on procedure for the quantification of evaporative cooling water requirements, 1995; an appendix on landscape irrigation requirements in New Mexico, and an appendix on insurance services office procedure for calculating needed fire flow, 1990.
  49. Water Use by Categories in New Mexico Counties and River Basins, and Irrigated Acreage in 1995, Wilson, B. C., and Lucero, A. A., 1997. 149 p.
  50. Irrigated Agriculture Water Use and Acreage in New Mexico Counties and River Basins, 1993-1995, Wilson, B. C., and Lucero, A. A., 1998. 108 p.
51. Water Use by Categories in New Mexico Counties and River Basins, and Irrigated Acreage in 2000, Wilson, B. C.; Lucero, A. A.; Romero, J. T., P. E., and Romero, P. J.; 2003. 164 p
  52. New Mexico Water Use by Categories 2005, by Longworth, John W., P.E.; Valdez, Julie M.; Magnuson, Molly L., P.E.; Albury, Elisa Sims; and Keller, Jerry; 2008
  52-S. New Mexico Water Use by Categories Supplemental Report 2005, Adapted from Technical Report
  53. New Mexico's Water Conservation Planning Guide for Public Water Suppliers, by Longworth, John W., P.E.; Valdez, Julie M.; Geery, Emily; Magnuson, Molly L., P.E.; and Richard, Kenneth, New Mexico State Engineer Office, Technical Report 53, October 2013.
  54. New Mexico Water Use by Categories 2010, by Longworth, John W., P.E.; Valdez, Julie M.; Magnuson, Molly L., P.E.; and Richard, Kenneth, New Mexico State Engineer Office, Technical Report 54, October 2013.