New Mexico Statutes Chapter 72. Water Law

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  • Article 1. Water Rights in General
  • Article 2. State Engineer
  • Article 3. Water Districts and Water Masters
  • Article 4. Surveys, Investigations and Adjudication of Rights
  • Article 4A. Water Project Finance
  • Article 5. Appropriation and Use of Surface Water
  • Article 5A. Ground Water Storage and Recovery
  • Article 6. Water-Use Leasing
  • Article 7. Appeals from State Engineer
  • Article 8. Offenses and Penalties Under Water Act of 1907
  • Article 9. Application of Water Act of 1907
  • Article 10. Community Uses
  • Article 11. Salt Lakes
  • Article 12. Underground Waters
  • Article 12A. Mine Dewatering
  • Article 12B. Use of Waters Outside the State
  • Article 13. Artesian Wells
  • Article 14. Interstate Stream Commission;  Protection of Interstate Streams
  • Article 15. Interstate Compacts
  • Article 16. Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control
  • Article 17. Las Cruces Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control
  • Article 18. Flood Control Districts
  • Article 19. Southern Sandoval County Flood Control
  • Article 20. Eastern Sandoval County Arroyo Flood Control Act

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