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Equitable use of the waters of the Rio Grande below Fort Quitman, Txas.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs

Equitable use of the waters of the Rio Grande below Fort Quitman, Txas.

Hearings, Sixty-eighth Congress, first session on H.R. 8371. April 17, 1924.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rio Grande.,
  • Texas.
    • Subjects:
    • Irrigation -- Texas.,
    • Rio Grande.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1694 .A3 1924
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 45 p.
      Number of Pages45
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6470414M
      LC Control Number44016676
      OCLC/WorldCa12284702


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Equitable use of the waters of the Rio Grande below Fort Quitman, Txas. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs Download PDF EPUB FB2

Equitable use of the waters of the Rio Grande below Fort Quitman, Txas. Hearings, Sixty-eighth Congress, first session on H.R. Ap [United States] on Author: United States. Equitable Use of the Waters of the Rio Grande Below Fort Quitman, Tex.: hearings before the United States House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Sixty.

Fort Quitman is where the Treaty on the Rio Grande begins. We believe this water belongs entirely to the United States. Allocating the water to Mexico deprives our Texas users of their water supplies. Background. The United States and Mexico have a long history of cooperation and conflict over the equitable distribution of water rights.

the Forgotten Reach of the Rio Grande from Fort Quitman to Presidio, Texas. As a part of the study, the UTCSR created a substantial geospatial database of ecological, water quality, and socioeconomic Txas.

book, which is a part of this report (Appendix A). States and citizens of another State with respect to the use of the waters of the Rio Grande above Fort Quitman, Texas, and being moved by considerations of interstate comity, and for the purpose of effecting an equitable apportionment of such waters, have resolved to conclude a Compact for.

Commissioners to cooperate with representatives of Mexico in a study regarding equitable use of the waters of the Rio Grande below Fort Quitman, Texas, with a view to their proper utilization for irrigation and other uses.

The scope of their studies was extended to include the ColoradoFile Size: KB. citizens of another State with respect to the use of the waters of the Rio Grande above Fort Quitman, Texas, and being moved by considerations of interstate comity, and for the purpose of effecting an equitable apportionment of such waters, have resolved to conclude a Compact for the attainment of these purposes, and to that end, through their respective.

II -Rio Grande (Rio Bravo) Article 4 The waters of the Rio Grande (Rio Bravo) between Fort Quitman, Texas and the Gulf of Mexico are hereby allotted to the two countries in the following manner: A. To Mexico: (a) All of the waters reaching the main channel of the Rio Grande (Rio Bravo) from the San Juan and Alamo Rivers.

United Mexican States relating to the utilization of the waters of the Colorado and Tijuana Rivers, and of the Rio Grande (Rio Bravo) from Fort Quitman, Texas, to the Gulf of Mexiw, was sig~ed by their respective Plenipotentiaries ui Washington on February 3,and a protocol supplementary to the said treaty was signed by their.

Salt Balance in the Rio Grande Project from San Marcial, New Mexico to Fort Quitman, Texas the purpose of this study was to determine the occurrence and distribution both temporally and spatially of salt in the Rio Grande within the Rio Grande Project (RGP) in New Mexico and west Texas.

at Leasburg Dam, and below Mesilla Dam (all in New. 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. The Rio Grande Size: KB. Grande above Fort Quitman, Texas, and being moved by considerations of interstate comity, and for the purpose of effecting an equitable apportionment of such waters, have resolved to conclude a Compact for the attainment of these purposes, and to that end, through their respective Governors.

equitable distribution of the waters of the Rio Grande for irrigation purposes, and to remove all causes of controversy between them in respect thereto, and being moved by considerations of international comity, have resolved to conclude a Convention for these purposes and have named as their Plenipotentiaries.

The second is the Treaty Relating to the Utilization of the Waters of the Colorado and Tijuana Rivers, and of the Rio Grande (Rio Bravo) from Fort Quitman, Texas, to the Gulf of Mexico (the “Water Treaty”) (which was signed in Washington, D.C. on 3 February ) and the Supplementary Protocol (which was signed in Washington, D.C.

on Rio Grande water quality base line study, For the Rio Grande canals and associated drains from San Marcial, New Mexico to Fort Quitman, Texas: [summary report] (WRRI report) [Hernandez, John Whitlock] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Rio Grande water quality base line study, For the Rio Grande canals and associated drains from San Marcial. It applies to use of waters of the Rio Grande above Fort Quitman, Texas, delivery of water from Colorado to New Mexico near the state line, and from New Mexico to Texas above the Elephant Butte Reservoir.

The Elephant Butte Reservoir’s construction occurred between andwith the fill beginning in Cited by: 2.

of Water Rights in the Upper Rio Grande (above Fort Quitman, Texas) Segment of the Rio Grande Basin (No. Oct, 30, ), adjudicated rights authorizing the United States and EPCWID to im-pound, divert, and use waters of the Rio Grande Project within Texas based on storage and releases in New Mexico (“Texas decree”).

The United States. In the early ’s, the US and Mexico both recognized that equitable division of waters of the Rio Grande below Fort Quitman, Texas, would be necessary. Some unilateral studies were made in each country, but without progress on how the water would be divided between the countries.

station and the Fort Quitman gaging station, Texas. It should be noted that certain surface water stations in the San Juan drain­ age basin, and some stations on tributaries of the Hio Grande that enter the main stream below San Marcial, have been included in the tables for the Middle by: 2.

Later, inthe States of Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas negotiated the Rio Grande Compact equitably apportioning the waters of the Rio Grande above Fort Quitman, Texas, among the three of them.

The current controversy originated with Texas filing a claim in the Supreme Court against New Mexico, alleging violations of the Rio Grande Compact. Investigation into the Reclamation of an Arid Riparian Ecosystem The “Forgotten River” is the epithet commonly used when referring to the mile reach of the Rio Grande (Rio Bravo) which extends from below El Paso-Ciudad Juarez to its confluence with the Rio Conchos at File Size: 58KB.

Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado, orig, ___ U.S. ___ (), was a Supreme Court case argued and decided during the term of the Supreme Court of the United case involved an interstate dispute regarding New Mexico's compliance with the Rio Grande Compact ofan agreement which established a plan for equitable apportionment of the water in the Rio Grande Citations: U.S.

(more) S. ; L. 2d After the removal of the South Plains tribes and the Apaches from Texas, the remaining West Texas forts settled into quiet garrison routine. Eventually, one by one, the army shut them down: Fort Quitman inFort Stockton inFort Concho inFort Davis inFort Hancock in Fort Duncan on the Rio Grande lasted until pact “for the purpose of effecting an equitable appor-tionment” of “the waters of the Rio Grande above Fort Quitman, Texas.” 53 Stat.

Article IV of the Compact requires New Mexico to deliver water at San Marcial, New Mexico—a gag-ing station upstream of Elephant Butte Reservoir—in an amount that is determined by a schedule.

The treaty also addresses Mexico’s right to Rio Grande water from Fort Quitman, Texas, to the Gulf of Mexico, and establishes the International Boundary & Water Commission (IBWC) which provides binational support and facilitates resolution of issues arising during application of U.S.-Mexico treaties on water quantity, sanitation, water.

The Boundary Waters Convention (21 May) provided for the distribution between the United States and Mexico of the waters of the Rio Grande above Fort Quitman, Texas, for the km (mile) international boundary reach of the Rio Grande through the El Paso–Juárez Valley.

states and citizens of another state with respect to the use of the waters of the Rio Grande above Fort Quitman, Texas, and being moved by considerations of interstate comity, and for the purpose of effecting an equitable apportionment of such waters, have resolved to conclude a.

International Water commission, In the early ’s, the US and Mexico both recognized that equitable division of waters of the Rio Grande below Fort Quitman, Texas, would be necessary. Some unilateral studies were made in each country, but without progress on how the water would be divided between the countries.

entitled 'An Act providing for a study regarding the l se of waters of equitable use of the waters of the Rio Grande below Fort Quitman, Vol.

43, p. Texas, in cooperation with the United States of Mexico," is hereby amended to read as follows. Book Title: Quality of Water of the Rio Grande Basin Above Fort Quitman Texas: Author: Publisher: Release Date: Pages: ISBN: IND and Fort Quitman, Texas.

d The Water Treaty of —The Utilization of Waters of the Colorado and Tijuana Rivers and of the Rio Grande guarantees from the United States to Mexico million af from. rights on the Lower and Middle Rio Grande were distributed among the different types of water rights as indicated in the following table (Rio Grande Watermaster, a): TABLE AUTHORIZED ANNUAL DIVERSIONS FOR TEXAS WATER RIGHTS ON THE LOWER AND MIDDLE RIO GRANDE (Acre-Feet/Year) 12% Page 4 of 23 Lower Rio Grande.

Abstract. The U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the New Mexico Environment Department, compiled data from various sources to develop a dataset that can be used to conduct an assessment of the total dissolved solids in surface water and groundwater of the Palomas, Mesilla, and Hueco Basins in New Mexico and Texas, from below Caballo Reservoir, N.

Mex., to Fort Quitman. that equitably apportioned the waters of the Rio Grande above Fort Quitman, Texas. The Compact provided for delivery of water based upon flows of water that are measured at various index stations. Colorado must deliver water in the Rio Grande at. The countries agreed to divide equally the waters in the main stem of the Rio Grande below Fort Quitman, and the U.S.

has rights to one third of the water from various Mexican tributaries that. (21) Upper Rio Grande--That portion of the Rio Grande Basin, including tributaries, in Texas from Amistad dam upstream to Fort Quitman, excluding the Pecos and Devils watersheds.

(22) Usable balance--The quantity of water in acre-feet an allottee has available for use, and is based upon whichever is less.

share the Rio Grande -drafted the compact in and ratified it the following year to "effecuat[e] an equitable apportionment" of "the waters of the Rio Grande" from its headwaters to Fort Quitman, Texas, about 80 miles southeast of El Paso.

(The compact does not define the term "waters," which raises another set of issues beyond the scope. The Compact Apportions Waters of the Rio Grande Basin Above Fort Quitman, Texas.

25 2. The Compact Requires New Mexico to Cede Control of Rio Grande Water at Elephant Butte Reservoir. 26 3. New Mexico’s Interpretation of “Deliver” Ignores the Other Provisions of the. New Mexico Statutes Chapter Water Law § Rio Grande Compact. and between citizens of one of these states and citizens of another state with respect to the use of the waters of the Rio Grande above Fort Quitman, Texas, and being moved by considerations of interstate comity, and for the purpose of effecting an equitable.

Fort Bliss, about a mile and a half below Franklin ; and Fort Quitman, about 85 miles still farther down the river, and five miles above the point where the San Antonio road deflects from the Rio Grande.

Fort Bliss is still occu-pied by a small garrison, but that at Fort Quitman has not yet been replaced. the Rio Grande above Fort Quitman, Texas, and being moved by considerations of interstate comity, and for the purpose of effecting an equitable apportionment of such waters, have resolved to conclude.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 Grande above Fort Quitman, Texas, and being moved by considerations of interstate comity, and for the purpose of.

No water below Elephant Butte is operations of the Rio Grande Project. Texas receives its equitable apportionment under the Compact when (1) New Mexicodelivers a Compact to effect an “equitable apportionment” of the waters of the Rio Grande above Fort Quitman by depriving Texas of any apportionment of those waters.