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Water Rights Division

NM Water Rights Reporting System (NMWRRS)

Water Rights Database Lookup

NMWRRS provides on-line access to OSE water right files including electronic images of water right documents and downloadable well reports, driller license reports, point of diversion reports and subdivision reports. The system also provides a UTM conversion tool.

To use the system, follow the steps below:

NMWRRS works best with Microsoft Internet Explorer; however, you will need to follow Step 1 for all browsers.

Step 1: Ensure pop up blocker is off - (instructions for turning off Pop-up Blocker)

Step 2: If using Internet Explorer, ensure that the"Compatibility View" feature to turned on. Visit the Microsoft Internet Explorer Help website on how to do this.

Step 3: View and Accept the NMWRRS Disclaimer. At the bottom of the disclaimer page, Click "Continue to N.M.W.R.R.S."

Step 4: Click here to enter >New Mexico Water Rights Reporting System (NMWRRS)

If you need additional assistance, please review the NMWWRS System Tutorial or the Help Menu within NMWWRS.

If you have any questions on how to use the New Mexico Water Rights Reporting System, please e-mail NMWRRS Help at

OSE Well Locations

OSE Well Locations

The Lea County Well Logs and NRG Well Logs are listed by Township-Range-Section.

Note: The system will be unavailable nightly from 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM MDT for system maintenance