Guidelines for Review of Water Right Applications in the Curry County and Portales Underground Water Basins

The State Engineer is in the process of developing guidelines for processing water rights applications in the Curry County and Portales Underground Water Basins. The following order has been finalized and closes the Curry County and Portales underground water basins to new appropriations filed under Section 72-12-3 NMSA 1978.

Curry County and Portales Basin Guidelines for Review of Water Right Applications

ORDER in the Matter of the Closure of the High Plains Aquifer Within the Curry County and Portales Underground Water Basins to New Appropriations Filed Under Section 72-12-3 NMSA 1978


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