Texas Sues New Mexico Over Water Rights

The muddy Rio Grande and its waters are a high-stakes prize in a new legal row unfolding between the neighboring states.
February 1, 2013

The muddy Rio Grande and its waters are a high-stakes prize in a new legal row unfolding between the neighboring states. Texas has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its complaint that New Mexico has been diverting water it is obligated to send downstream under the 75-year-old Rio Grande Compact.

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