NMELC, Current Cases.


Aquifer Science LLC Water Rights Application


Location: East Mountains of Albuquerque

Opposing Parties:

Initiation Date: January 2011

Status: On-going

Clients/Partners: individuals

Attorneys: Jon Block



Issues:

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.

Latest News:

04/11/2017 - NMELC files Motion for Summary Judgement

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.

Case Files:

04/11/2017 - Motion for Summary Judgment

11/14/2014 - State Engineer order denying Aquifer Science’s application

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

02/01/2013 - Reply to Responses to Protestants’ Motion for Summary Judgement

01/07/2013 - Protestants’ Motion for Summary Judgement

07/29/2011 - Response to Motion to Amend Application.

06/15/2011 - Filed NMELC Exhibits and Index. Index in PDF format.