2015 Water-Related Legislation
This information will be updated regularly during the legislative session. For more information on the North Dakota 2015 legislative session go to the North Dakota Legislative Branch website.
2015 Water-Related Legislation . . . (115 kb)
Notice Of Meetings
The State Water Commission will meet via telephone conference call on January 29, 2015. Governor Dalrymple will convene the conference call meeting at 2:00 p.m. which will originate in the Governor's conference room, State Capitol, Bismarck.
The next face to face meeting of the State Water Commission is scheduled for March 11, 2015 in the State Water Commission lower level conference room. Governor Dalrymple will convene the meeting at 1:30 p.m.
For additional information, please contact Sharon Locken at, email@example.com, or call (701) 328-4940.
2015 North Dakota State Water Management Plan
The North Dakota State Water Commission has completed the 2015 North Dakota State Water Management Plan. The 2015 Water Plan is available for download, or paper copies of the full Water Plan or Executive Summary can be requested by calling (701) 328-4989 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you to North Dakota's water project sponsors and all water stakeholders who participated in the planning process. By providing information about your water projects to the Commission and/or participating in Commission-hosted basin meetings held throughout the state, you helped to make the 2015 planning effort a great success.
2015-2017 State Water Commission & Office Of The State Engineer Strategic Plan
The Water Commission and Office of the State Engineer have completed a 2015-2017 Strategic Plan. The purpose of this publication is to clearly document agency direction and expectations through the 2015-2017 strategic planning timeframe. The 2015-2017 State Water Commission and Office of the State Engineer Strategic Plan is available for download, or paper copies can be requested by calling (701) 328-4989 or email email@example.com.
File Temporary Water Permits On-Line
The Water Commission has completed the on-line portal to apply for Temporary Water Permits. This link provides access to our secure portal to complete the application on-line and submit the necessary fees to complete the application process. Temporary Water Permit Applications
Northwest Area Water Supply Project
The State Water Commission has developed a new brochure related to the Northwest Area Water Supply project.
Moving Water East - Red River Valley Water Supply
The State Water Commission has developed a new brochure related to the development of a reliable water supply for eastern North Dakota.
Cost-Share Policy & Project Prioritization Guidance Concept Finalized
At their September 15 meeting, the State Water Commission gave final approval to the agency's Cost-Share Policy, Procedure, and General Requirements, and the Project Prioritization Guidance Concept.
Missouri River Stakeholders
Following the floods of 2011, there was renewed interest among Missouri River stakeholders to establish some type of grass roots organization in the Missouri River Basin. Since that time, and in the last year in particular, the Water Commission has helped facilitate meetings of Missouri River stakeholders to help identify a path forward.
Check out the Stakeholder's website to see what's new.
RRVWSP Alternative Route Engineering Study
Study Objectives... 1. Assess various pipeline alignments previously identified, and to identify and assess additional alignments that should be considered. 2. Assess the overall technical and permitting feasibility of a Missouri River intake and delivery of water to identified end users. 3. Assess the estimated project costs.
North Dakota's Water Permitting Process
The Office of the State Engineer has developed a new water permitting fact sheet that provides an overview of North Dakota's water permitting process and related requirements.
Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project
Facts About ND Fracking And Water Use
The North Dakota State Water Commission has recently completed a new fact sheet entitled "Facts About North Dakota Fracking and Water Use."
The new fact sheet covers a broad range of topics related to oil production in North Dakota, with a special emphasis on water use and water appropriation issues.