Belle Fourche River Compact (South Dakota)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place South Dakota;Wyoming


Name Belle Fourche River Compact (South Dakota)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector Local

Primary Website
Applicable Jurisdiction The Belle Fourche River Basin:

Last Review 2014-07-25
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary


The Belle Fourche River Compact, agreed to by South Dakota and Wyoming, seeks to provide for the most efficient use of the waters of the Belle Fourche River Basin for multiple purposes, and to provide for an equitable division of such waters. Water use and development projects on lands inside the basin are subject to this compact.

Policy Contact

Department South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources

Address Joe Foss Building
Address 2 523 E Capitol Ave
Place Pierre, South Dakota
Zip/Postal Code 57501
Phone (605) 773-3151

Fax (605) 773-6035

Department Wyoming Water Development Office

Address 6920 Yellowtail Rd

Place Cheyenne, Wyoming
Zip/Postal Code 82002
Phone 307-777-7626

Department Belle Fourche River Watershed Partnership

Address 1837 5th Ave

Place Belle Fourche, South Dakota
Zip/Postal Code 57717
Phone 605-892-3368


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: SDCL 46A-17