Location: East Mountains of Albuquerque
Initiation Date: January 2011
Attorneys: Jon Block
Aquifer Science LLC seeks to pump 1,500 acre-feet of water annually from the Sandia Underground Water Basin in Bernalillo County, NM. The NMELC represents individuals who are concerned about the impacts of the proposed pumping on their water rights, public welfare and conservation of water.
11/19/2014 - Aquifer Science files notice of appeal in District Court.
11/14/2014 - State Engineer denies Aquifer Science’s application.
05/27/2013 - Hearing resumes on May 30th in Santa Fe through May 31st. The hearing picks up again on June 25th through June 28th.
03/18/2013 - Hearing scheduled to begin on March 25th at 9 am in Santa Fe. The hearing will be in the Bataan Memorial Building, 407 Galisteo St., Santa Fe, NM 87501. This hearing is open to the public.
02/25/2013 - NMELC files Protestants’ Response to the Water Rights Division’s Motion to Strike and Response to Aquifer Science’s Motion for Leave to File Surreply, and Response to Alternative to Motion to Strike.
02/01/2013 - Filed reply to Aquifer Science response and the Water Rights Division response to Protestants’ Motion for Summary Judgement.
01/07/2013 - NMELC files Protestants’ Motion for Summary Judgement.
07/29/2011 - NMELC files Response to Applicant’s Motion to Amend it’s Application.
06/15/2011 - NMELC files Exhibits that will be used at the trial.
02/25/2013 - Protestants’ Response to the Water Rights Division’s Motion to Strike Protestants’ Response to Aquifer Science’s Motion for Leave to File Surreply, and Response to Alternative to Motion to Strike
01/07/2013 - Protestants’ Motion for Summary Judgement
07/29/2011 - Response to Motion to Amend Application.