Names: Rosa Lee & Eldridge Miller and Village of Bosque Farms
File No. (RG-47108 and
NOTICE is hereby given that on March 2, 2021, co-applicants Rosa Lee & Eldridge Miller, 3095 New Mexico Highway 47, Los Lunas, NM 87031, and Village of Bosque Farms, P.O. Box 660, Peralta, NM, 87042, filed Application No. (RG-47108 and RG-47108-S)-T with the STATE ENGINEER for Permit to Change Point of Diversion, Place and Purpose of Use from Groundwater to Surface Water within the Rio Grande Basin of the State of New Mexico, for a period of four (4) years under Water Use Lease, NMSA 1978 72-6-1 through 72-6-7.
Valencia County is the County affected by the diversion and in which the water has been or will be put to beneficial use. This notice is ordered to be published in the Valencia County News Bulletin.
The co-applicants propose to discontinue the diversion of 56.7 acre-feet per annum (AFA) of consumptive use from wells RG-47108 and RG-47108-S, with a point of diversion for RG-47108 located at a point where latitude 34° 51′ 52.4″ North, longitude 106° 42′ 15.2″ West, and RG-47108-S located at a point where latitude 34° 50′ 41.8″ North, longitude 106° 41′ 30.5″ West, on land owned by the Village of Bosque Farms, for municipal purposes within the service area of the Village of Bosque Farms, located within Bosque Farms, Valencia County, New Mexico.
The co-applicants further propose to commence the farm delivery requirement of 81 AFA associated with the above described right with surface water from the Peralta Main, with a point of diversion on the Rio Grande at the Isleta Diversion Dam located at a point where X=346,037 meters, Y=3,896,880 meters, UTM Zone 13N, NAD83, on land owned by the Pueblo of Isleta, for irrigation of 27 acres of land described as Tracts A-1, A-2, A-3, and A-5 Summary Land Division Plat and Replat Tract A and Tract C of the plat of Eldridge Miller And Rosa Lee Miller and a portion of Tract B of Summary Land Division Plat of Eldridge Miller and Rosa Lee Miller, MRGCD Map 82, on land owned by Eldridge and Rosa Lee Miller. The above-described move-to tracts are generally located a quarter mile northwest of Highway 47 and Tome Rd., Tome, Valencia County, New Mexico.
This Application is filed under the Water-Use Leasing Act, NMSA 1978, Sections 72-6-1 through 72-6-7.
Application is made for a permit that, if granted would expire on December 31, 2025. Upon termination or expiration of the desired permit, the subject water right will automatically revert to the move-from place of use pursuant to the applicable provisions in that permit.
To view the application and supporting documentation contact the Office of the State Engineer District Office to arrange a date and time for an appointment at 5550 San Antonio Dr. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109-4127.
Any person, firm or corporation or other entity asserting standing to file objections or protests shall do so in writing (objection must be legible, signed, and include the writer’s complete name, phone number, email address, and mailing address). If the protest does not include the complete name, phone number, email address, and mailing address, it may be deemed invalid and not accepted for filing unless Protestant provides with the protest an affidavit stating that it does not have one of the above-listed elements/requirements (phone number, mailing address, email address, etc.). The objection to the approval of the application must be based on: (1) Detriment; if detriment, you must specifically identify your water rights; and/or (2) Public Welfare/Conservation of Water; if public welfare or conservation of water within the state of New Mexico, you shall be required to provide evidence showing how you will be substantially and specifically affected. The written protest must be filed, in triplicate, with the State Engineer, 5550 San Antonio Drive NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109, on or before June 11, 2021. Facsimiles (faxes) will be accepted as a valid protest if the hard copy is hand-delivered or mailed and postmarked with 24-hours of the facsimile. Mailing postmark will be used to validate the 24-hour period. Protests can be faxed to the Office of the State Engineer, (505) 383-4030. If no valid protest or objection is filed, the State Engineer will evaluate the application in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 72 NMSA 1978.
Published in the Valencia County News Bulletin on
April 15, 22 & 29, 2021