There are five tasks under active development at this time: 1.Spatial System Integration (GIS) 2.Data Development for Consumptive Use and Surface Water Modeling 3.Consumptive Use Analysis and Modeling 4.Surface Water Analysis and Modeling 5.Administration and Accounting Tools Task Memos and other data can be found on the ArkDSS page. Yes, MapViewer is HTML 5 compatible. 1. Use the eForms Dashboard to download a fillable PDF of form GWS-44. Prior to purchasing a property with a well and on a continuing basis, consider having the well water tested by a state-certified laboratory. The well inspection program was instituted for the protection of the groundwater resources and public health through enforcement of minimum well construction and pump installation standards. Skip to Main Content. Castle Rock, CO 80103 The petition requests amendment of Rule 184.108.40.206, and any associated Rules that deal with excluding years from historical evaluations, so as to eliminate from a historical use analysis those years a well is in a conservation plan approved by a Ground Water Management District. Information concerning related costs for permitting and submittal process can be found below. (RRB,SPRB,ARB,RGRB), Use this form to file your request to inactivate your well or specified meters (RRB,SPRB,ARB,RGRB), Application for Review of Plans and Specifications for the Alteration, Modification, or Repair of a Dam and Reservoir, Apply to alter, modify or repair a dam and reservoir, Application for Review of Plans and Specifications for the Construction or Enlargement of a Dam and Reservoir, Apply to construct or enlarge a dam and reservoir, Arkansas: Form 11 - Request for variance from amended rules governing the measurement of tributary ground water diversions located in the Arkansas River, Complete a Request for Variance with applicable calculations and supporting documentation (ARB), Arkansas: Form 13 - Ground Water Use Information, Complete a Ground Water Use Information Form for an individual meter when required (ARB), Arkansas: Form 7.1 - Notice of Reactivation, Complete a Notice of Reactivation to notify the Division Office of the reason for reactivation (ARB), Arkansas: General Permit Notification Form - Arkansas Irrigation Improvement Rules, Use to provide notice described in Irrigation Improvement Rules, in Rule 11 prior to making an improvement to a surface water irrigation system (ARB), Change of Owner Name/Contact Information (for use by the well owner or the well owners attorney/authorized agent), DBB-004 Administrative Reporting - Meter Readings, Annual Meter Reading Reporting for certain wells in designated groundwater basins (DBB), DBB-005 Application Change of Type of use and/or Change in Place of Use, Apply to change type and/or place of use of a well permit issued by the Ground Water Commission (DBB), Apply to commingle wells opering under well permits issued by the Ground Water Commission (DBB), DBB-007 Application for Change of Description of Irrigated Acres, Apply to change the description of irrigated acres of a well permit issued by the Ground Water Commission (DBB), DBB-010 Application for an Alternate Point of Diversion or Supplemental Well, Apply for an alternate point of diversion well or supplemental well within a Designated Groundwater Basin (DBB), Waiver of claim of injury to an existing well resulting from approval of another application in a designated basin (DBB), DBB-012B Applicatoin for a Change in Permitted Location to Original Historical Site, Apply to change the permitted location of a well within a designated basin to its original historical site (DBB), DBB-013 Administrative Reporting Three-Year Modified Banking, Annual reporting for a well operating under 3-year modifed banking administration in a designated basin (DBB), DBB-014 Three-Year Modified Banking Worksheet, Worksheet used when applying to covert 3-year rolling average to 3-year modified banking administration in designated dasins (DBB), DBB-015 Request to Exclude a Year in Computing Historical Use, Request to exclude a year in computing historical use under a future change of water right application in a designated basin (DBB), DBB-016 Request to Cancel a Portion of the Permitted Irrigated Acres of a Water Right, Request to cancel a portion of the permitted irrigated acres of a water right in a designated basin (DBB), DBB-018 Well Owner's Statement and Request to Cancel a Well Permit, Request to cancel a well permit and abandon a water right in a designated basin (DBB), DBB-020 Well Owner's Statement and Request to Cancel a Well Permit (EQIP Funding), DBB-021 Well Owner's Statement and Request to Cancel a Well Permit (CREP Funding), Request to cancel a well permit and abandon a water right in a designated basin - due to enrolling in an CREP funding program (DBB), DBB-021R Well Owner's Statement and Request to Cancel a Well Permit (CREP Funding), Request to cancel a well permit and abandon a water right in a designated basin - due to enrolling in a CREP funding program - allowing revegetation (DBB), DBB-022 Well Owner's Statement and Request to Cancel a Well Permit (AWEP), Request to cancel a well permit and abandon a water right in a designated basin - due to enrolling in an AWEP funding program (DBB), DBB-023 Application for an Aquifer Storage and Recovery Plan, Apply for an Aquifer Storage And Recovery Plan within a Designated Ground Water Basin (DBB), DBB-024 Application for a Change of Well Location, Applly to change the permitted location of a well permit issued by the Ground Water Commission (DBB), DBB-025 Application for an Increase in Permitted Irrigated Acreage, Apply for an increase in permitted irrigated acres of a well permit issued by the Ground Water Commission (DBB), Use this reservoir record sheet to provide reservoir information to the Division 6, Division Office (DIV6), Division 6: User Supplied Diversion Records Data Sheet, Use this data sheet to provide diversion record data to the Division 6, Division Office (DIV6), Division 6: User Supplied Diversion Records Data Sheet Example, Review this data sheet example to learn how to provide diversion record data to the Division 6, Division Office (DIV6), Division 6: User Supplied Diversion Records Forms Guide, Review this forms guide to learn how to submit user supplied diversion records to the Division 6, Division Office (DIV6), Conducted by a Dam Safety Engineer, the Engineer's Inspection Report (EIR) provides an evaluation of the condition of a dam and establishes the safe storage level in the reservoir, GWS-01 Nontributary Ground Water Landownership Statement, To claim ownership of underlying nontributary groundwater when the applicant is the owner of the overlying land (WP/DBB), GWS-02 Well Permit Information, Permits Approved Pursuant to CRS 37-90-137(2) - Non-Exempt, Information concerning well permit approval under this statute (WP), GWS-03A Nontributary Ground Water Consent Claim, Submit with certain applications when the applicant is not the owner of overlying land (WP/DBB), GWS-05 Well Permit Information, Permits Approved Pursuant to CRS 37-90-105 - Small Capacity, Information concerning well permit approval under this statute (DBB), GWS-07 Information for Well Permits Approved Pursuant to CRS 37-92-602 (Household, Domestic, Livestock And Exempt Commercial Uses), File to report abandonment of an existing well or monitoring hole/test hole, GWS-09A Well Abandonment Information & Standards, Rules concerning well abandonment requirements, GWS-09B Instructions for Submitting Well/Borehole Abandonment Information in Batches, Procedures to submit batches of well abandonment reports, To claim beneficial use of water under a conditional well permit issued by the Ground Water Commission (DBB), Register a residential well constructed prior to 5/8/1972 (WP/DBB), Submit with a registration of existing well to provide information on historical use of well (WP/DBB), Fiile with an application when a field inspection is completed by Division of Water Resources personnel (WP/DBB), GWS-19 Notice of Commencement of Beneficial Use, Provide notice of first beneficial use of well when required by statute (DBB), GWS-23 Information for Non-Exempt CRS 37-90-137(4) Permits, Apply for Well Construction and/or Pump Installation Contractor License, GWS-27 Gravel Pit Well Permit Application, Apply for a well permit to expose groundwater in a sand and gravel mine (WP/DBB), GWS-28 Bond for Well Construction Contractor And/Or Pump Installation Contractor And Special Licenses, GWS-30A Rig Registration Well Construction And/Or Pump Installation, Register each rig for well drilling and/or pump installation, GWS-31 Well Construction And Yield Estimate Report, Complete to report construction of a well and yield estimate, GWS-32 Pump Installation And Production Equipment Test Report, Complete to report pump installation on a well, Submit to waive your right to participate in a hearing to object to issuance of a permit for a well located within 600 feet of your well (WP), GWS-38a 600 Foot Well Spacing Statement (Multiple Wells), Submit to waive your right to participate in a hearing to object to issuance of multiple well permits for wells located within 600 feet of your well (WP), Complete to report well yield testing on a well, GWS-41 Well Permit Information, Permits Approved Pursuant to CRS 37-90-107, GWS-42 Application For Well Location Amendment, Apply to amend the location of a well permit (WP/DBB), GWS-43 Verification of Notice of Application, To verify that notice of an application for nontributry groundwater has been given to parties with an interest in the overlying land (WP/DBB), GWS-44 Residential Water Well Permit Application, Apply to construct, replace, change use and other common actions for a residential or livestock watering well (WP/DBB), GWS-45 General Purpose Water Well Permit Application, Apply to construct, replace, change use and other common actions for a non-residential well (crop irrigation, municipal, etc.) The Rules are found on DWR's website under "Public Information" click on "Boards and Commissions", under the heading of "Board of Examiners of Water Well Construction and Pump Installation Contractors (BOE)" click on "Rules & Regulations". Well permit records include all water wells drilled after 5/8/1972. Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Form Submittal, Payment Options and Fee Schedule, DB Rule Amendments 220.127.116.11 20GW12 FTP Website, Secretary of State Notice regarding Rulemaking Termination, Additional details regarding Termination of Rulemaking. 2. Select "Sign out" below if you are ready to end your current session. The GWS-11 form was replaced in August 2022 with new Change of Owner Name/Contact Information web based eForms. The hotline can be reached by phone at 888-395-1033. The duties of the Board of Examiners of Water Well Construction and Pump Installation Contractors ('Board of Examiners') are defined in Section 37-91-104, C.R.S. May 5, 2023 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM. or dewatering system (WP/DBB), GWS-45A Permit Applications for Recovery Wells, Instructions regarding the application process for recovery wells (WP), GWS-45B Instructions for Nontributary Produced Water Well Permit Application, Instructions for completing GWS-45 to apply for a Nontributary Produced Water Well Permit for COGCC oil & gas well (WP/DBB), GWS-45C Instructions for Applying For Type A Or B Geothermal Well Title Steps For Applying For Type A or B Geothermal Well, Process and instructions related to applying for Type A or Type B Geothermal Well Permit (WP/DBB), GWS-46 Monitoring Observation Water Well Permit Application, Apply to construct or use existing monitoring well (WP/DBB), GWS-46B Instructions for Submitting Monitoring Observation Well Permit Applications in Batches, Instructions to submit batches of applications for monitoring/observation well permits (WP/DBB), GWS-47 Well Permit Information, Permits Approved Pursuant To CRS 37-90-107(7) (Denver Basin Aquifer Wells Located In Designated Basins), GWS-51 Notice of Intent to Construct Monitoring Hole(s), Provide notification of intent to construct monitoring holes (WP/DBB), GWS-53 Application for a Determination of Water Right, Apply for a determination of a right to groundwater in the Denver Basin aquifers within a designated basin (DBB), GWS-55 Well Permit Information, Permits Approved Pursuant to CRS 37-90-111(1)(c) - Large Capacity, GWS-56 Notice of Commencement of Extraction of Recharged Ground Water, Complete as required pursuant to the Artificial Recharge Extraction Rules (WP), GWS-57 Commercial Drinking And Sanitary Well Worksheet, Complete for wells used for commercial drinking and sanitary purposes (WP), GWS-58 Supplemental Information For Small Capacity Commercial Well Permit Applications, To provide information on the business to be served by a small capacity commercial use well in designated basins (DBB), GWS-61 Commercial Small Capacity Well Water Use Breakdown Worksheet, To provide information on the water needs of a small capacity commercial use well in designated basins (DBB), GWS-62 Notice of Intent to Construct Dewatering Well(s), Provide notification of intent to construct dewatering wells (WP/DBB), GWS-64 General Request for Extension of Well Permit Expiration Date, Request an extension of a well permit expiration date (WP/DBB), GWS-65 Petition for Reinstatement of a Well Permit Pursuant to CRS 37-90-137(3)(c), Submit a request to reinstate a well permit in certain situations (WP), GWS-67 Application to Change a Determination of Water Right, Apply for a change to a Determination of Water Right in a designated basin (DBB), GWS-68 Post-Construction Well Inspection Report, Complete to report inspection of a well constructed after May 8, 1972 for which a well construction report has not been submitted, Complete in certain situations for late filing evidence of pump installation if report is unavailable from pump installer (WP), GWS-69 Application for a Replacement Plan, Apply for a replacement plan in a designated basin (DBB), Use to request a refund of fees submitted in certain situations in error, GWS-72 Geoexchange System Loop Fields Permit Application, Used by a certified installer to apply to install a geoexchange system loop fields well permit, Information needed by DWR to evaluate if the water supply for a proposed subdivision or other land use action is sufficient in terms of quantity, quality, and dependability, GWS-77 Water District Non-Opposition Consent Form, Provide evidence that a municipal water supply service area releases the specified groundwater applicant from all ordinances or covenants as sole source water provider, so the State Engineer may evaluate the request for a well permit (WP/DBB), GWS-78 Rooftop Precipitation Collection System, Apply to collect rooftop precipitation (WP/DBB), GWS-79 Statement of Ownership of an Amount of a Groundwater Right, Use this form to provide a statement of ownership to be submitted with well permit applications to withdraw an amount of groundwater quantified, in certain situations (WP/DBB), GX-01 Geoexchange Loop Field Construction and Test Report, Provide construction and test information for Geoexchange Loop Field, GX-02 Application for Certification for Closed-Loop Geothermal Well Construction, Apply for closed-loop geothermal well construction certification. Denver, Colorado 80203 Designated Basins are areas in the eastern plains with very little surface water where users rely primarily on ground water as their source of water supply. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment can provide guidance on this process. See the Beginners Guide to Colorado Water Administration. Select "Sign out" below if you are ready to end your current session. This webpage will be updated with additional information on the rulemaking process as it becomes available. The hearing will be held virtually, with access described as follows. Follow the instructions under the "Notifications to Well Inspection Team" drop-down here. Information on Hemp, Cannabis and Marijuana can be found here. The Rainwater Collection folder contains documents explaining the conditions where this is allowed. 2. Additional informal public meetings may be scheduled as needed, after which the matter would be forwarded to the Commissions Hearing Officer for applicable formal rulemaking proceedings (case no. Individuals, farmers, and ranchers typically seek well permits for residential, small commercial, irrigation, and livestock use. Their contact informationand locations they serve is available under Contact Us, Denver Office page, Well Inspection Section. For more information, please see the new Beginner's Guide to Well Permits or the eForms Dashboard button. Expect a response within 1 to 3 business days. By law, every new or replacement well in the state that diverts groundwater must have a well permit. You can learn how to submit an application and the fee amount here. Requests for Well Construction Variances can be made by filling in the AskDWR Variance Request Form. Review the Beginner's Guide to Well Permits or complete and submit a Permitting Information Request. 5. Use the eForms Dashboard to also access all other well permit application forms. These rules are available under Services, Well Metering subpages in the top navigation. Promote stewardship of all human, fiscal and natural resources. For documents associated with this rulemaking, please use the subject search box below to filter by document titles. The DNR portal provides authentication and access to applications of the Colorado Division of Water Resources, Colorado Water Conservation Board, and the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. Board Staff is developingproposed changes and would like to hear from the contractors, suppliers, scientists, andengineers in the industry. Many of the data search tools through CDSS and Map Viewer automatically link to associated documents in search results. Be sure to attach your detailed variance request and a diagram. Please provide attachments in PDF Format. Ask DWR: Other Questions About Well Permits, You have been inactive for too long and will be automatically logged out in. See the document, Emergency Well Permit Procedures below for additional information. Well Permitting in Designated Basin Areas. Do not touch the top four items, so they still say 'All'. The owner of land that overlies the Denver Basin aquifer or a party that has obtained proper consent from the overlying land owner. For more information on searching for forms, the payment process and more, see this Quick Start Guide . The current BOE members can be found here. Colorado Division of Water Resources: Well Permit Search - shows aquifers and well locations, searchable by permit number, name, address, subdivision or by structure. If the form you select is available to download, please email the completed form and any supplemental documentation to DWRPermitsOnline@state.co.us, unless instructed otherwise in the form. This webpage will be updated when a future Rulemakinghas been rescheduled. Can determine permit numbers for wells of interest, for use with Well Permit Search. Identify employees directly employed by the licensee who perform well construction, pump installation, and/or cistern installation under the license. Colorado Division of Water Resources: Well Permit Search - shows aquifers and well locations, searchable by permit number, name, address, subdivision or by structure. Please be sure your Request for Geophysical Log Waiver includes the following information. 3. Staff of the Commission held a public meeting on January 6, 2022 and solicited written comments to allow for input on the proposed amendments. Here is a direct link. Please view the documents describing the reason for termination. You can refresh this page and start over by clicking "Well Permits" above the Search Fields. Instead, use the Title Company - Change of Owner Name/Contact Information eForm, If the eForm is filed by someone other than the new well owner (or their attorney), a letter of authorization must be uploaded with the eForm submittal. Colorado Division of Water Resources AquaMap Groundwater - Water (An interactive map-based search tool) http://water.state.co.us/DataMaps/GISandMaps/AquaMap/Pages/default.aspx Read the User Documentation and Frequently Asked Questions before looking for data. DNR makes no express or implied warranties or representations as to the accuracy, usefulness, timeliness, or completeness of the information. Search by permit number, address, subdivision, or other criteria to pinpoint the well of interest. 1. The Denver Basin is a series of layered bedrock aquifers containing usable groundwater located along the Front Range reaching generally from Greeley on the north to Colorado Springs on the south, and from the Foothills on the west to Limon on the East. Contact information for each Divisional water court is accessed by selecting a Water Division from the By Division options in the Colorado State Judicial Branch's Water Courts section. Upload any required documentation (a letter of authorization) if you are an agent, or enter your bar number if you are an attorney. Detailed reports about well applications and permits with links to related imaged documents. If you do not know your well permit number, please contact our Records section at 303-866-3581 or Ground Water Information desk at 303-866-3587 for assistance. There are pdfs by division and a sortable spreadsheet for all of Colorado. Go to the Groundwater - Water Levels search page. See the white paper The Non-Lawyers' Guide to Hearings before the Colorado Ground Water Commission. The Division of Water Resources (DWR) has several types of well permit application forms to assist you in obtaining a permit to construct a new or replacement well, or to register an existing well. Be sure to attach your detailed variance request and a diagram. However, additional document templates are available directly through Laserfiche Weblink. . For more information, click here. Applications and instructions for obtaining a well permit are available online. Through the process of property sales and well replacement applications more of these historic wells are becoming registered in our records. Any written comments are encouraged to be submitted prior to the public meeting. These Rules specify minimum standards for construction materials and methods. - Title Companies - Change of Owner Name/Contact Information eForms, -Title Companies - Change of Owner Name/Contact Information eForms. Sign In. Here is a direct link. Using the correct form will greatly assist you in obtaining the documentation you require to proceed with the construction or replacement of a well in a timely fashion. Well Permits Dam Safety Dams, Livestock Water, Erosion Control . For additional assistance, submit questions using Ask DWR. In order to administer the thousands of wells in Colorado, the State Engineer issues and maintains permits that limit the use of each well pursuant to the Colorado Revised Statutes. Visit dnr.colorado.gov/accessibility for accommodations. Shallow-Most Aquifer or Existing Geophysical Log: Permit (or API) Number associated with existing Geophysical Log within 1320 Feet. Data coordinates are in the UTM Zone 13 (NAD 83) projection. Following an initial public meeting concerning the petition held on March 4, 2021, Staff of the Commission has drafted proposed amendments to Rules 7.4.1 and 7.10, a copy of which also available on the FTP website in the meeting documents section below. The Ground Water Commission has approved initiation of the process to possibly amend Rules 4.2.8, 18.104.22.168, 5.3.9, 5.11.5, 5.11.6.B, 7.5 and 7.11 of the Rules and Regulations for the Management and Control of Designated Ground Water. This action does not convey real property. The General Assembly has granted the Ground Water Commission authority under Title 37, Article 90 of the Colorado Revised Statutes (Ground Water Management Act) to adjudicate water rights and issue large capacity well permits. Colorado water well permits are issued by the Division of Water Resources, and they receive approximately 6,000 applications per year. It will even use your devices GPS to locate you in the software. The meeting will be held virtually, with access as described below. The petition requests amendment of Rule 22.214.171.124, and any associated Rules that deal with excluding years from historical evaluations, so as to eliminate from a historical use analysis those years a well is in a conservation plan approved by a Ground Water Management District. Information about well contractor licensing can be found in the Licensing & Continuing Education drop-down here. See the Important Links section below to view layer lists, FAQs and tutorials related to the Map Viewer platform. Its mission is to competently and dependably administer and distribute the waters of Colorado in accordance with the laws of the state, ensure that dams and water wells are properly constructed and maintained to ensure public safety, and to develop, maintain, and provide access to accurate and timely information regarding water resources. If you're looking for well permitting forms, including forms regarding landownership, well abandonment, location amendments, and more, the DNR has gathered them all on their well permitting forms webpage. 20103 COLORADO 71: BRUSH: CO: 80723 Hide. State Engineer of Division of Water Resources. Visit dnr.colorado.gov/accessibility for accommodations. Requests for Well Construction Variances can be made by filling in the AskDWR Variance Request Page. Additional information on the rulemaking hearing process, including obtaining party status, are set forth in the Notice of Public Rulemaking Hearing. See our Designated Basins and Ground Water Management District page for contacts and rules. Our staff administers water rights for water users, consults on water court cases, measures water flow, inspects dams to determine safe water storage levels, issue well permits, and maintains gaging stations and water records within these basins. Division 5 - Colorado GIS data layers are available as ESRI personal geodatabases, compatible with version 10.1 and later, as well as in zipped shapefiles. In Colorado, there are no regulatory standards governing the quality of private water supplies. If records of interest are located, contact Colorado State Archives to make a request to review them. By law, every new or replacement well in the state that diverts groundwater must have a well permit. Division of Water Resources (DWR) Well Permit dataset. Any written comments should be submitted to Keith Vander Horst, Chief of Water Supply, Designated Basins, by email to email@example.com. Andy Flor - Andrew.Flor@state.co.us or (303) 866-3581 x8218. The federal Safe Drinking Water Act doesn't apply to private wells, only to "public drinking water systems" government or privately run companies supplying water to 25 people for at least 60 days of the year or has at least 15 service connections. Follow the Complaint Process & Procedure document. Groundwater, withdrawn through wells, is an integral part of Colorados water supply. If you have any questions regarding a Well Construction Variance, such as what information to include with your request, please contact: Ashley Lennon - Ashley.Lennon@state.co.usor (303) 866-3581 x8283 . The user shall assume all risk of using the information. See the Permit Search Tool User Guide for help searching for permit numbers. You can see a map of the aquifers here. Well Permits Application History & Well Details. Search Fields . Rule 126.96.36.199 A copy of the well permit must be available and posted at the well site at all times when a contractor is working on a new well or when performing any work that requires a well permit as specified in Rule 6.2.1. Detailed reports about well applications and permits with links to related imaged documents. Map Viewer & GIS Frequently Asked Questions. You can check application status through DWRs Well Permit Search Tool using the following search options:Address, Applicant Name, or Receipt Number. When water samples are received at the lab - testing for Coliform Bacteria is completed within 48 hours. Division of Water Resources | 1313 Sherman Street, Suite 821 |Denver, CO 80203 |(303) 866-3581 | AskDWR. Another informal public meeting to discuss the proposed rule changes will be held on Thursday, July 29, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. DWR released a draft memo for input from the Colorado water community. Map Viewer is a free, web-based GIS application that provides water feature information in the form of an interactive map of Colorado. 1313 Sherman Street, Room 718 For more help, see: See Map and Table Layout Tips; Stations Quick Start Guide; MyStations User Guide; Stations/MyStations - YouTube Videos . As a result, the Division of Water Resources does not have official records of water right or ditch share ownership transfers. Click Search. When the division is working in a basin, it regularly shares its progress during the quarterly Clean Water webinars. Information concerning related costs for permitting and submittal process can be found below. For additional information on well permits, see the Beginner's Guide to Well Permits. Click Search. The link below quickly allows contractors to provide this notification to the Well Inspection Team. As a sub-discipline of biology, physiology focuses on how organisms, organ systems, individual organs, cells, and biomolecules carry out the chemical and physical functions in a living system. . Individual well owners have primary . Use the eForms Dashboard to download fillable PDFs of the permit application forms. Division of Water Resources (DWR) Well Permit dataset.