The Evolution of Water Rights, Global Warming and the Environment in New Mexico
Kyle S. Harwood, an expert in the complex regulations of water resources New Mexico, discusses the challenges of growth in the parched Southwest.
Kyle S. Harwood is an attorney and water resources professional who, prior to becoming a partner at Egolf + Ferlic + Harwood, LLC, was owner of Harwood Consulting, PC which provided legal and interdisciplinary water resource consulting services through New Mexico.
Kyle has advised clients on land and water law regulation and policy issues throughout New Mexico. He litigates these issues in courts throughout the state, and also drafts regulations and policy for clients. He has authored numerous articles on water resource issues and lectured on land use and water law. Kyle represents public, private and nonprofit clients, as well as governmental clients, in water and natural resource issues, including special master assignments and expert witness services.
Kyle received recognition as a New Mexico State Bar Board Certified Specialist in Natural Resource Law – Water Law in 2013. Kyle was certified as an instructor for the New Mexico Real Estate Commission in 2012 and has taught classes in water law to hundreds of real estate professionals. Kyle is a former board member and chair of the New Mexico State Bar Natural Resources, Environment and Energy Law (NREEL) Section.
Kyle’s home is an historic ranch in La Cienega, NM, outside of Santa Fe, where he raises 3 young sons with his wife Elege Simons Harwood.