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Water Rights Division

Water Rights District I – Albuquerque

The Water Rights Division's District 1 office in Albuquerque administers water rights for Bluewater, Estancia, Middle Rio Grande, Sandia, and Gallup underground water basins and basin surface rights.

Sharon Kindel, District Manager
Lorrie Gallegos, Deputy District Manager
5550 San Antonio Dr. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109-4127
(505) 383-4000

Directions to District 1 - Albuquerque Office

From the north or south via I-25:
Take Exit 231 off of I-25 N toward San Antonio Ave/Ellison Road.
Merge onto Pan American East Fwy NE/Frontage Rd N.
Turn right onto San Antonio Dr NE.
5550 San Antonio Dr NE is on the Right.

Office closed from 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Water Masters

Water Masters

Applications and Forms

Water Rights Applications and Forms

Meter Reading Information, Forms & Instructions
Please Email: if you do not believe the standard meter reading form fits your particular needs.


District Maps

Water Rights Adjudications in New Mexico