SPECIAL ANNOUNCMENT: COVID-19 and Processing of Department of the Army Applications

In response to the evolving COVID-19 public health emergency, the Regulatory Division offices are closed until further notice. During this time, Regulatory Division staff will be executing the Regulatory Mission remotely and will not be available for office meetings. Please submit all requests (applications, PCNs, approved jurisdictional determinations, etc.) and other related documents electronically. Please click on the Contact a Regulatory Branch link on the left-side of this page to access Area of Responsibility maps and contact information for project managers covering your area.

New Mexico/West Texas Regulatory Branch

The Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 404 permitting program within the Albuquerque District's Area of Responsibility (AOR) for New Mexico (NM) and West Texas (TX) is administered by the NM/TX Branch of the Regulatory Division. The AOR of the NM/TX Branch covers the entire State of New Mexico and parts of West Texas—extending along the U.S./Mexico until reaching the confluence of the Pecos River and the Rio Grande. 

There are three Regulatory offices within the NM/TX Branch: the Albuquerque District Office and two field offices. The mailing addresses are as follows:  4101 Jefferson Plaza NE Albuquerque, NM  87109 (Albuquerque District Office); 1970 East 3rd Avenue, Suite 109 Durango, CO 81301 (Durango Field Office); 200 E. Griggs Avenue Las Cruces, NM 88001 (Las Cruces Field Office). 

The map below depicts the AOR for the NM/TX Regulatory Branch AOR and Points of Contact for projects located therein.

For assistance with projects located in Taos, Colfax, Union, Mora, Harding, San Miguel, Santa Fe, Los Alamos, and Bernalillo Counties, contact Michael Uitvlugt, in the Albuquerque District office at (505) 342-3259.

For assistance with projects located in San Juan, Rio Arriba, Sandoval, Cibola, Valencia, Torrance, Guadalupe, Socorro, and De Baca Counties, contact Forrest Luna in the Albuquerque District office at (505) 342-3678.

For assistance with projects located in Quay, Curry, Roosevelt, and all other counties located in southern New Mexico including counties in West Texas, contact either Justin Riggs at (575) 652-4574 or Reid Riley in the Las Cruces Field Office at (575) 652-3709.

For general inquiries, contact the New Mexico/West Texas Branch in the Albuquerque District Office at CESPA-RD-NM@usace.army.mil or (505) 342-3280.