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About the Office of the State Engineer

The Office of the State Engineer is charged with administering the state's water resources. The State Engineer has authority over the supervision, measurement, appropriation, and distribution of all surface and groundwater in New Mexico, including streams and rivers that cross state boundaries.

The State Engineer is also Secretary of the Interstate Stream Commission.

John R. D'Antonio Jr., P.E.

New Mexico State Engineer
Secretary, Interstate Stream Commission

John D'Antonio Jr. P.E.

Past New Mexico State Engineers

Brief History of the Office of the State Engineer

100 Year Timeline of Significant Events in New Mexico's Water History