Controversial guidelines spark Rio Chama River rift

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
Author: Steve May
Permission: Fair Use
Contributor: Roger Zimmerman
Albuquerque Historical Society

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