The State Engineer recently declared the Upper Mimbres, from the town of Mimbres to south of San Lorenzo, a critical basin area. Currently, a large portion of the Mimbres Basin is being managed under Active Water Resource Management through a groundwater model that has critical areas within the region.
Mimbres - Water Master District Maps
Mimbres - Water Master Orders
- State Engineer Order #171 - Upper Mimbres Water Master District Order
- State Engineer Order #177 in the Matter of Priority Administration of the Direct Flow of the Mimbres River Within the Upper Mimbres Water Master District
- Water Master Order No. 2006-01 - Order Requiring Designation of Lands to be Irrigated
- Water Master Order No. 2006-02 - Order Requiring Non-Diversion of Storage Water From Bear Canyon Reservoir