Rio Gallinas Basin
The Rio Gallinas Basin is an area that is dominated by surface water rights and is highly susceptible to drought. The City of Las Vegas, the Rio Gallinas acequias, and the Storrie Project Water Users have been discussing the division of the water supply for the last 100 years.
Active Water Resource Management (AWRM)
The State Engineer has chosen the Rio Gallinas as a priority basins in New Mexico for Active Water Resource Management (AWRM)