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Development of the Rio Grande Compact of 1938.

Raymond A. Hill

Development of the Rio Grande Compact of 1938.

by Raymond A. Hill

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Published in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rio Grande -- Water rights.,
  • Interstate agreements.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF5590.R5 H5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination79 l.
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5242037M
    LC Control Number75313509

    The Rio Grande Compact – a congressional and tri-state agreement between Colorado, New Mexico and Texas – was signed in and equitably apportions the waters of the Rio Grande basin. The Rio Grande Project, administered by the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation, manages dispatch of water from the reservoir to parts of New Mexico, Texas and. Costilla Creek Compact of (originally ) Klamath River Com pact of La Plata River Compact of Pecos River Compact of Red River Compact of Republican River Compact of Rio Grande Compact of Sabine River Compact of Snake River Compact of

    Elephant Butte Lake (located in New Mexico) is governed by the Rio Grande Compact. The Rio Grande Compact is an interstate compact signed in between the states of Colorado, New Mexico and Texas and approved by the U.S. Congress, to equitably apportion the waters of the Rio Grande Basin. According to James Griffin's book, "Rio Grande Railroad," while helping survey this route into Denver, Palmer became convinced Colorado was tailor-made for a railroad; its eastern plains were highly conducive to agricultural development and the Rocky Mountains were rich in precious metals and coal. After the KP's completion in he left the.

    Books at Amazon. The Books homepage helps you explore Earth's Biggest Bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch. Here you'll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, Kindle eBooks, Audible audiobooks, and so much more. delivery from US to Mexico in absence of severe drought Similarly, the Rio Grande Compact in mandated water delivery requirements and depletion entitlements from state to state (Ward et al., ). As a river fed by snowmelt and supplemented by sporadic storm events, the Rio Grande historically experienced frequent flooding and drought.


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Development of the Rio Grande Compact of 1938 by Raymond A. Hill Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Rio Grande Compact The Rio Grande Compact „Entered between Colorado, New Mexico and Texas Entered between Colorado, New Mexico and Texas in in „Equitably apportions the waters of the Rio Grande Equitably apportions the waters of the Rio Grande above Fort Quitman, Texasabove Fort Quitman, Texas.

The Rio Grande Compact is an interstate compact signed in in the United States between the states of Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas, and approved by the United States Congress, to equitably apportion the waters of the Rio Grande Basin.

The Rio Grande Compact: It™s the Law. The Rio Grande Compact 4 WRRI Conference Proceedings (5) The Otowi Index Supply is the recorded flow of the Rio Grande at the U.S.G.S. gaging station at Otowi Bridge near San Ildefonso (formerly station near Buckman) during the calendar year, exclusive of the flow during the months of July, August andFile Size: KB.

leading to enactment of the Rio Grande Compact, and to all subsequent issues relating to manage-ment of groundwater as well as surface-water resources. A very important part of the Rio Grande Joint Investigation Report was the chapter by Kirk Bryan () on the fiGeology and ground-water conditions of the Rio Grande depression in.

The Rio Grande Compact, the text of which is set out in Section of this code, was ratified by the legislature of this state in Chapter 3, pageSpecial Laws, Acts of the 46th Legislature,after having been signed at Santa Fe, New Mexico, on Maby M.C.

Hinderlider, commissioner for the State of Colorado, Thos. McClure, commissioner for the State of New Mexico, and Frank B. • Upper Rio Grande Basin • Headwaters of Rio Grande in Colorado to Fort Quitman, Texas • The basin includes parts of 3 states and two countries • Signed in in Santa Fe following four decades of controversy to: • Effect an equitable apportionment of the waters of the Rio Grande above Ft.

Quitman, Texas • Remove all causes of. The congressionally approved Rio Grande Compact of apportioned water rights among these states. The United States argued an exception to the first interim report by the special master, which recommended dismissing the complaint of the United States for relief under the compact, while allowing the United States to proceed as an intervening.

The Rio Grande is dying. The death of a river, anywhere, is sad and alarming. When that river is the lifeblood of a vast region, it is nothing short of tragic.

The Rio Grande Compact Commission administers the Rio Grande Compact to ensure that Texas receives its equitable share of quality water from the Rio Grande and its tributaries as apportioned by the Compact. The Compact includes the states of Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas. Statute: Chapter 41 Texas Water Code.

Commissioner. Rio Grande Compact - Commission Meeting Information Rio Grande Compact Commission Annual Meeting, April 4, Notice of Annual Meeting (Including time and place) Agenda; EA Report – Draft; Texas Addendum to the EA Report; New Mexico Addendum to the EA Report; Colorado Addendum to the EA Report.

The compact was signed at Santa Fe, New Mexico, on Maapproved by the state legislatures, and approved by Congress on The table worked out provided for Colorado and New Mexico to deliver water in accord with a formula based upon the flow of the Rio Grande and its tributaries at designated gauging stations above the.

The Rio Grande Compact • Signed in in Santa Fe following those four decades of controversy to: – Effect an equitable apportionment of the waters of the Rio Grande above Ft. Quitman, Texas – Remove all causes of present and future controversy – Promote interstate comity.

RIO GRANDE COMPACT COMMISSION REPORT. RIO GRANDE COMPACT. The State of Colorado, the State of New Mexico, and the State of Texas, desiring to remove all causes of present and future controversy among these States and between citizens of one of these States and citizens of another State with respect to the use of the waters of the Rio.

Contact Organization: Rio Grande Water Users Address: P.O. Box City: Monte Vista, CO Phone:   Rio Grande Compact - Major Development of Wells – The Rio Grande Compact is predicated on the understanding that delivery of water at the New Mexico–Texas state line would not be subject to additional depletions beyond those that were occurring at the time the Rio Grande.

The Rio Grande Compact (RGC) was signed in Santa Fe in and was approved by Congress the following year. Colorado delivers water to the New Mexico state line and the requirements of.

The Rio Grande Compact provided for the creation of a compact commission, the creation of gaging stations along the river to ensure flow amounts by Colorado to New Mexico at the state line and by New Mexico to Elephant Butte Reservoir, the water once there would fall under the regulation of the Rio Grande Project which would guarantee provision to Texas and Mexico.

Another piece by V.B. Price, originally published on 26 Januaryasks an important question: The Rio Grande Compact: Texas v. New Mexico - Where Are the Tribes. There’s a good chance that a lawsuit over water delivery and the Rio Grande Compact offiled almost six years ago by Texas against New Mexico and Colorado, will go to trial in the Supreme Court later this year.

Conflict on the Rio Grande: Water and the Law, By Douglas R. Littlefield. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, ; pp., hardcover, $ Douglas R. Littlefield's Conflict on the Rio Grande is a political and legal history that informs both environmental and cultural understanding of western water resources as well.

But the Compact is an agreement among three quasi-sovereign States to apportion the Rio Grande – to which each has an equitable right – among themselves.

The United States is not a signatory to the Compact – indeed, it received no apportionment of Rio Grande water through the compact. The Rio Grande Valley's historical heritage. reaches far into the past as early indigenous Indian nomadic tribes inhabited the area as much as 11, years ago. Settlement and development of the RGV began in the s when Spanish explorers traveled north from .Rio Grande, fifth longest river of North America, and the 20th longest in the world, forming the border between the U.S.

state of Texas and Mexico. The total length of the river is about 1, miles (3, km), and the area within the entire watershed of the Rio Grande .From a base on the Rio Grande north of present-day Albuquerque, Coronado reached the Panhandle of West Texas in the spring of His army crossed the Llano Estacado, discovered Palo Duro Canyon, and encountered the Plains Indians of Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas, some of whom would become major protagonists on the Texas included “a group of relative newcomers, the buffalo.