Details for NOTICE is hereby given that on August 27, 2018, Village


NOTICE is hereby given that on August 27, 2018, Village of Los Lunas, contact: Gregory D. Martin, P.O. Box 1209, Los Lunas, NM, 87031, filed Application No. RG-17065 POD7, with the STATE ENGINEER for Permit to Drill Supplemental Well within the Rio Grande Water Basin of the State of New Mexico. The applicant proposes to drill a supplemental well, RG-17065 POD7, located at a point where X = 339,261 meters and Y = 3,854,521 meters, UTM NAD83 Zone 13, to be drilled on land owned by the Village of Los Lunas, with up to a 14-inch casing, to an approximately depth of 1,000 feet below ground surface, completed in the Rio Grande Underground Basin, to supplemental wells, RG-17065 [POD1], located at a point where X = 338,305.4 meters and Y = 3,852,183.4 meters, RG-17065-S [POD2], located at a point where X = 341,180.2 meters and Y = 3,852,940.1 meters, RG-17065-S-2 [POD3], located at a point where X = 339,266.6 meters and Y = 3,854,556.6 meters, RG-17065-S-3 [POD4], located at a point where X = 339,916.5 meters and Y = 3,856,244.8 meters, UTM NAD 83, RG-17065-S-4 [POD5], located at a point where X = 338,377.2 meters and Y = 3,853,956.8 meters, and undrilled well RG-17065 POD6, located at a point where X = 338,599 meters and Y = 3,854,659 meters, UTM NAD 83 Zone 13, for municipal purposes for the service area of the Village of Los Lunas water system in Valencia County, New Mexico. The proposed well is generally located on Tract 1A1A of the Huning Limited Partnership Subdivision east of Interstate 25 and 0.5 mile north of Main Street NW on Emilio Lopez Road NW in the Village of Los Lunas, New Mexico. No new appropriation of water is sought by this application. The applicant states the reason for the well is "The Village of Los Lunas needs to drill a well to replace Well 3 to continue to be able to supply water to its delivery system customers." Any person, firm or corporation or other entity having standing to file objections or protests shall do so in writing (objection must be legible, signed, and include the writer's complete name, phone number, email address, and mailing address). The objection to the approval of the application must be based on: (1) Impairment; if impairment, you must specifically identify your water rights; and/or (2) Public Welfare/Conservation of Water; if public welfare or conservation of water within the state of New Mexico, you must show how you will be substantially and specifically affected. The written protest must be filed, in triplicate, with the State Engineer, 5550 San Antonio Drive NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109, within ten (10) days after the date of the last publication of this Notice. Facsimiles (faxes) will be accepted as a valid protest as long as the hard copy is hand-delivered or mailed and postmarked within 24-hours of the facsimile. Mailing postmark will be used to validate the 24-hour period. Protests can be faxed to the Office of the State Engineer, (505) 383-4030. If no valid protest or objection is filed, the State Engineer will evaluate the application in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 72 NMSA 1978. Published in the Valencia County News-Bulletin on September 6, 13 & 20, 2018.


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