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Rio Grande Compact Commission

Description and function of the Rio Grande Compact Commission. Commissioners and TCEQ Interstate Compact Coordinator contact information. Contact information of the legal counsel assigned to the Rio Grande Compact Commission by the Texas Attorney General's Office. Dates of the annual meeting.

Description:

The Rio Grande Compact Commission administers the Rio Grande Compact to ensure that Texas receives its equitable share of quality water from the Rio Grande and its tributaries as apportioned by the Compact. The Compact includes the states of Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas.

Statute:

Chapter 41 Texas Water CodeExit the TCEQ

Commissioner:

The Honorable Patrick R. Gordon
Rio Grande Compact Commissioner
4695 North Mesa Street
El Paso, Texas 79912
Telephone: (915) 545-1133
Fax: (915) 545-4433
Term expires: June 9, 2025
Email: pgordon@eplawyers.com 

Advisors

Technical: Suzy Valentine, P.E., CFM
P.O. Box 13087, MC-160, Austin, Texas 78711
Telephone: (512) 239-4730
Fax: (512) 239-2214
Email: suzy.valentine@tceq.texas.gov

Legal: Priscilla Hubenak
Office of the Attorney General
P.O. Box 12548
Austin, Texas, 78711
(512) 463-2012
(512) 320-0911
Email: priscilla.hubenak@oag.texas.gov 

Meeting Dates:

The 2020 annual meeting of the Rio Grande Compact Commission, which was scheduled for Thursday, April 9, 2020, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, has been postponed to a later date due to public health concerns. The new date has not been determined, but the meeting information and a link to the agenda will be posted here when it becomes available.

Information Links:

Rio Grande Compact

Compact Resolution of 1948

1906 Convention between the United States and Mexico

2015 Annual Report of the Rio Grande Compact Commission

New Mexico Interstate Stream CommissionExit the TCEQ 

Lower Rio Grande ProgramExit the TCEQ 

U.S. Geological SurveyExit the TCEQ 

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