Bayview v. Mexico Bayview Irrigation District and others v. United Mexican States (ICSID Case No. ARB(AF)/05/1)
United States of America
Water rights under a 1944 US-Mexico water treaty held by forty six American claimants including seventeen Irrigation Districts, sixteen individuals, two trusts, two limited partnership, two estates, four corporations and three general partnerships.
Claims arising out of Mexico's alleged capture, seizure and diversion of more irrigation water of the Rio Grande River than that to which the country had right under a bilateral US-Mexico treaty, to the benefit and use of Mexican farmers.
Primary: A - Agriculture, forestry and fishing
1 - Crop and animal production, hunting and related service activities
ICSID AF (ICSID Additional Facility)
ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes)
Lowe, V.
Meese III, E.
Gómez Palacio, I.
Decided in favour of State
667.60 mln USD
Data not available
Indirect expropriation

Fair and equitable treatment/Minimum standard of treatment, including denial of justice claims

National treatment
None - jurisdiction declined
Judicial review by national courts
Judicial review by national courts
Award/decision upheld