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Drought conditions are emerging in some areas. Find information about conditions, impacts, and assistance on our
drought page or
report your dry well here.
Consistent with the passage of HB 2142, most water right transaction fees were increased effective July 1, 2021. Access a list of
water right transaction fees or utilize the Department's
updated fee calculators that can help applicants determine the correct fees for an application.
The Department has developed a wildfire recovery web page with information regarding water rights, well maintenance, and potential funding assistance.
Learn more at Wildfire Recovery.
For other resources,
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, our offices are closed to the public, but we continue to work and our staff
can be reached by email or phone.Click to view the OWRD COVID-19 operations summary.
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