Water Rights Applications/Forms


The following applications/forms are available for either downloading or completion online in an Acrobat PDF format.

 

  • Downloadable forms may be printed out and completed by hand.
  • *Online forms provide you either one or both of the following options:
    • complete the form online and then print and mail the form, or
    • complete the form online and submit the form electronically.

 

    *In order to complete an online form you need to have Acrobat Reader version 5.05 or higher installed on your computer. You can check the version by starting Acrobat Reader, selecting "Help" from the menu bar and then selecting "About Acrobat Reader" -- your version of Acrobat Reader will be shown near the top of the opened window. If you do not have Acrobat Reader installed, you can download the free Acrobat Reader plug-in.


These icons associated with forms/applications on this page are links to:
     PDF online icon   "online" forms/applications to complete in web browser
     On and offline form   "on/offline" forms/applications to complete in browser or to save work offline using Adobe Reader
    download and print icon    "downloadable" forms/applications to print and complete by hand
    information icon     information regarding forms/applications

 

Click here to complete the form on/offline  download and print icon  information icon Application for a Flood Control Permit
Click here to complete the form on/offline  download and print icon  information icon Application for a Water Right Permit for Irrigation water use
Click here to complete the form on/offline  download and print icon  information icon Application for a Water Right Permit for Nonirrigation uses (e.g. Municipal, Rural Water System, Commercial, Industrial, Recreation uses)
Click here to complete the form on/offline  download and print icon  information icon Application for a Vested Water Right Permit for Irrigation uses (system operational prior to 1955)
Click here to complete the form on/offline  download and print icon  information icon Application for a Vested Water Right Permit for Nonirrigation uses (system operational prior to 1955)
Click here to complete the form on/offline  download and print icon  information icon Application for a Well Driller License (written exam also required)
Click here to complete the form on/offline  download and print icon  information icon Application for a Well Pump Installer License
Click here to complete the form on/offline  download and print icon  information icon Application to renew a Well Driller License
Click here to complete the form on/offline  download and print icon  information icon Application to renew a Well Pump Installer License
Click here to complete the form on/offline  download and print icon  information icon Irrigation Questionnaire Annual Reporting Form (2013 Questionnaire now available)
Click here to complete the form on/offline  download and print icon  information icon Location Notice for construction of a Dam/Dugout
PDF online icon Click here to complete the form on/offline  download and print icon  information icon Notice of Completion of Works and Application of Water to Beneficial Use filed for Water Use Permits
Click here to complete the form on/offline  download and print icon  information icon Notice of Transfer of Ownership of a Water Use Permit/Right
PDF online icon  Click here to complete the form on/offline  download and print icon  information icon Registration of Navigable Stream Fence Crossing
Click here to complete the form on/offline  download and print icon  information icon South Dakota Water Well Completion Report
Click here to complete the form on/offline  download and print icon  information icon South Dakota Well and Test Hole Plugging Report
Click here to complete the form on/offline  download and print icon  information icon South Dakota Well Rehabilitation Report
PDF online icon  Click here to complete the form on/offline  download and print icon  information icon Temporary water use permit for construction activities, drilling or testing purposes