Surface Water

About the Surface Water Division

Wyoming State Engineer's Office

122 West 25th Street

Herschler Building

2nd Floor West, Surface Water

Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002


Contact Surface Water Division: 307-777-6475

The Surface Water and Engineering Division is responsible for reviewing permit applications which beneficially use surface waters of the state of Wyoming. Permits are issued for:

  1. diverting water through ditches or pipelines

  2. storage in reservoirs

  3. enlargements to existing ditch or storage facilities

  4. instream flow purposes

  5. temporary industrial water hauls

  6. weather modification