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Water Rights Division

Water Rights District IV – Las Cruces

The Water Rights Division's District 4 office in Las Cruces administers water rights for Lower Rio Grande, Tularosa, Hueco, Las Animas Creek, Hot Springs and Salt underground water basins and basin surface rights.

Craig Cathey, District Supervisor
1680 Hickory Loop - Suite J
Las Cruces, NM 88005-6598
(575) 524-6161

Directions to District 4 - Las Cruces Office

From I-10, take the Avenida De Mesilla exit, left on Hickory Dr., left on Hickory Loop.

Water Masters and Water Master Reports

Water Masters

Applications and Forms

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

Water Rights Applications and Forms


District Maps

Water Rights Adjudications in New Mexico