Native American Water Rights Settlement Project
 

Authors

United States

Tribes

Navajo Nation (Arizona, New Mexico and Utah)

Settlement

Navajo Nation Water Rights Settlement

Reservation

Navajo Indian Reservation

State

NM

Watershed

Upper Colorado Region

HUC Refined

San Juan River Basin

Litigation

State of New Mexico v. United States, No. AN-07-001, cv-1975-00184,11th Judicial District of San Juan County, New Mexico

Document Type

Tribal Claim

Publisher

United States

Publication Date

1-3-2001

Abstract

United States' Statement of Claims of Water Rights in the New Mexico San Juan River Basin on Behalf of the Navajo Tribe: Parties: United States, New Mexico, Navajo Nation. Contents:

I - Introduction, p.5;

II - Scope of Claims, p.5:

A. Legal Basis;

B. Lands for Which Water Rights are Claimed;

C. Priority Date;

D. Categories of Water Use;

E. Subsequent Revision or Supplement to Claims;

III - Claims on Behalf of the Navajo Nation, p.9:

  1. Domestic, Commercial, Municipal, and Industrial
  2. Heavy Industrial Activities
  3. Livestock
  4. Historic and Present Irrigation
  5. Future NIIP Irrigation
  6. Additional Future Irrigation – PIA Claims
  7. Impoundment Storage Right
  8. Wells and Springs
  9. Claim Summary

IV Conclusion

Comments

US Claims for Tribe: 27 pages.

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