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Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009, Title X, Title X - Water Settlements, Subtitle B - Northwestern New Mexico Rural Water Projects


Pueblo of Nambe, Pueblo of Pojoaque, Pueblo of San Ildefonso, Pueblo of Tesuque


Aamodt Litigation Settlement


Nambe Indian Reservation, Pojoaque Indian Reservation, San Ildefonso Indian Reservation, Tesuque Indian Reservation




Rio Grande Basin

HUC Refined

Rio Pojoaque Basin


State of New Mexico et al. v. Aamodt et al., No. 66cv06639, USDC, DCNM

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United States

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Federal Legislation: Omnibus Public Land Management, Title X - Water Settlements, Subtitle B - Northwestern New Mexico Rural Water Projects Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project, PL 111-11, 123 Stat. 991. ◊ Parties: Navajo Nation and US. Part II, Section 10501 sets up the Reclamation Water Settlements Fund. For each of the fiscal years 2020 through 2029, the US will deposit 120M dollars into the Fund, if it is available, plus any interest which comes from Reclamation’s appropriation. The funds are to be spent on Indian water rights settlements that involve water supply infrastructure, to rehabilitate water delivery systems for conservation, or to restore habitat in the basin. It is to fund or assist funding the Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project, any Navajo settlement in AZ, the federal share of the Aamodt and Abeyta settlements and the MT settlements for Crow, Ft Belknap and Blackfeet Tribes. [Source: Government Printing Office,]


Federal legislation: 2009 Omnibus Public Land Management, Title X, Navajo Nation Water Settlement & Northwestern New Mexico Rural Water Projects Acts (537 pages)

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