SCOTUS to review Texas v. New Mexico, Colorado, a decades-long water rights dispute involving the 1938 Rio Grande Compact and federal objections to the states' settlement agreement.
A Texas judge allowed El Paso Water's lawsuit against New Mexico environment authorities to proceed, contesting a $1.2m fine for a 2021 sewage spill into the Rio Grande. The case questions the...
The Special Master backs the Rio Grande water deal among Texas, New Mexico, and Colorado, which now awaits a decision by SCOTUS.
Farmers face hardships in the Rio Grande water dispute settlement, which focuses on conservation (including fallowing farms) and infrastructure.
The proposed consent decree in the long-running dispute over rights in the 1938 Rio Grande Compact has been released.