Water Court System Analyis
The Utton Center researched and wrote a report for the New Mexico
State Engineer on the Colorado Water Court System to determine whether
any aspects of that system might be applicable in New Mexico. Our recommendations
were substantially followed by New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson
in his action designating the water judges in each judicial district.
The Center was also involved in helping with judicial training for the water
An Analysis of the Colorado Water Court System ( PDF document )