Native American Water Rights Settlement Project
 

Tribes

Navajo Nation (Arizona, New Mexico and Utah), Navajo Nation (Arizona, New Mexico and Utah), 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

Post-settlement court orders/ decree

Publisher

11th Judicial District, San Juan County, State of New Mexico

Publication Date

11-1-2013

Abstract

Partial Final Decree of the Water Rights of the Navajo Nation: Parties: Navajo Nation, NM, New Mexico, USA, United States.

Contents:

1. Jurisdiction, p.2; 2. Reserved Rights to the Use of Water p.2; 3. Reserved Rights for Specified Surface Water Diversions p.2, including a) Navajo Indian Irrigation Project, p.3, b) Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project, p.3; c) Animas-La Plata Project, p.4; d) Municipal and Domestic Uses, p.4; e) Hogback-Cudei Irrigation Project, p.4; f) Fruitland-Cambridge Irrigation Project p.5; 4. Supplemental Carriage Water, p.6; 5. Conditions, p.7; 6. Diversions for Navajo-Gallup Project Uses in Arizona, p.17; 7. Groundwater Rights, p.18; 8. Hydrographic Survey – Reserved Rights, p.24; 9. Water Rights Acquired Under State Law, p.25; 10. De Minimis Uses, p.26; 11. Allottees, p.27; 12. Limitations, p.27; 13. Disclaimers, p.28; 14. Jurisdiction After Entry of Decree, p.29; 15. Metering of Water Uses, p.29; 16. Records of Water Use, p.31; 17. Administration, p.32; 18. Notice, p.39; 19. San Juan – Chama Project, p.40; 20. Supplemental Decrees p.40; 21. Incorporation of Settlement Agreement; 22. Revocability, p.41.

Comments

Navajo Nation Partial Final Decree. 42 pages.

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