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Pecos River Basin Carlsbad Settlement

A settlement agreement signed on March 25, 2003 by the Interstate Stream Commission, the United States, the Carlsbad Irrigation District, and the Pecos Valley Artesian Conservancy District.

Legal documents in the case are as follows:

  • Carlsbad Project Settlement Agreement 
    The Settlement is a landmark compromise of disputed water rights claims in the Pecos River Basin. The agreement was executed by the Interstate Stream Commission, the United States, the Carlsbad Irrigation District and the Pecos Valley Artesian Conservancy District on March 25, 2003.
    Pecos River - Carlsbad Project Joint Motion for Entry of a Partial Final Decree 
    CID, PVACD and the State Engineer request the Court to enter an Order stating that the Court intends to accept the Settlement and enter a Partial Final Decree which incorporates the Settlement Agreement and ordering any parties that have not filed withdrawals to show cause why the Court should not enter a Partial Final Decree which incorporates the Settlement Agreement.

Resolution passed by Carlsbad Irrigation District

Resolution passed by the Pecos Valley Artesian Conservancy District

Resolution passed by the NM Interstate Stream Commission

Amended Decree

Pecos Settlement

Compact Accounting

District Specific Rules and Regulations

Pecos Settlement Implementation