This article discusses the challenge to the San Juan Chama Diversion project by a land grant group who are protective of the water rights provided in the Treaty of Guadalupe Hildago. The article summarizes the rift between the farmers on the Rio Chama River and the New Mexico State Engineer’s Office.
|Document Type:||Newspaper Article|
|Historical Event:||Statehood (1912)|
|Sub Event:||Treaty Commitments|
|Origin:||Santa Fe New Mexican|
|Date:||May 4, 1972|
An educational resource for New Mexico high school history programs.