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Water Quality Control Commission

Upcoming Meetings:

The next regularly scheduled meeting for the Water Quality Control Commission will be held on Tuesday, October 8, 2019.  A PDF of the agenda can be found here 10 days before the meeting. Please check back frequently for the latest updates or additions.

When: 10/08/2019, Time TBD

Where: New Mexico State Capitol Building

          Room 307

          490 Old Santa Fe Trail

          Santa Fe, NM 87501

Agenda: A PDF version of the Agenda can be found here 10 days before the meeting.

The following items are for discussion and possible action:


Please check back frequently for the latest additions or changes.  

All WQCC meetings are open to the public. During meetings, upon the direction of the Commission Chair, there will be time available for public comment on agenda items and on items not on the agenda. 

If you are an individual with a disability who needs a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter, or any other form of ancillary aid or service to attend or participate in the hearing or meeting, contact Cody Barnes at least ten days prior to the meeting or as soon as possible at 505.827.2428 or Public documents can be provided in various accessible formats. Contact Cody Barnes if accessible format is needed.



WQCC 13-07 (A):

In the Matter of: The Club at Las Campanas’ Petition for Review and Notice of Appeal of the Ground Water Quality Bureau of the New Mexico Environment Department’s Determination that A Discharge Permit is Required

WQCC 15-07 (A):  

Petition Appealing the NMED Secretary’s Denial of a Hearing on DP-1793

WQCC 16-05 (A):

In the Matter of the Petition for Alternative Abatement Standards for the Former St. Anthony Mine, Cibola County, New Mexico 

WQCC 17-03 (R):

In the Matter of:  Proposed Amendments to Ground and Surface Water Protection Regulations, 20.6.2 NMAC

WQCC 18-02 (A)

In the Matter of the Notice of Deficiency: Final Site Investigation Report and Stage 2 Abatement Plan for McCatharn Dairy, Albuquerque, New Mexico Dated March 9, 2018  John McCatharn Petitioner

WQCC 18-04 (CO)

In the Matter of: Southwest Capital Bank, Land Development 2, LLC, Club Rio Rancho Respondents.

WQCC 18-05 (CO)

Petition for Review of the New Mexico Secretary of the Environment’s Decision Granting Groundwater Discharge Permit DP-1132 In Proceeding GWB 17-20 (P)

WQCC 19-02 (A)

In the Matter of Two Petitions for Review of the Secretary’s Decision to issue Discharge Permit No. 18-40 for the Copper Flat Mine (DP-1840), Elephant Butte Irrigation District, and Turner Ranch Properties, L.P., Hillsboro Pitchfork Ranch, LLC, and Gila Resources Information Project, Petitioner’s.

WQCC 19-03 (R)

In the Matter of: Proposed Amendments to Surface Water Quality Standards for San Isidro Arroyo and Tributaries 20.6.4 NMAC

Here is the NPSMP-Update-for-WQCC-9-12-2017.pdf



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