Notice of Meeting
The State Water Commission will meet on December 5, 2014 at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel, 800 South Third Street, Bismarck, ND. Governor Dalrymple will convene the meeting at 9:00 a.m., and the meeting will adjourn at approximately 12:00 noon. Meeting Agenda
For additional information, please contact Sharon Locken at, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (701) 328-4940.
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.
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.