Water Use Registration and Reporting (Wisconsin)

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Place Wisconsin


Name Water Use Registration and Reporting (Wisconsin)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Start Date 2011

Program Administrator Wisconsin Department of Natural Resoures
Primary Website https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/code/admin_code/nr/800/856

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/wateruse/rules.html



Large water supply systems (e.g. well or surface water intake pipes) with the capacity to withdraw 100,000 gallons per day (70 gallons per minute) or more of groundwater or surface water must register, measure, track, and report their monthly water withdrawals to the Water Use Program within the WI Department of Natural Resources.

Policy Contact

Department Department of Natural Resources
Division Water Use Section
Address PO Box 7921

Place Madison, Wisconsin
Zip/Postal Code 53707-7921
Phone 608-266-2299

Email DNRWaterUseRegistration@wi.gov
Website http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/WaterUse