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Notice!  The Map Viewer tools are producing intermittent errors.  We apologize for any inconvenience and encourage users to try back later if you receive an error message.  We are working with the Information Technology Group to resolve the issue as soon as possible.

The Colorado Division of Water Resources (CDWR) provides a wide range of water related research tools that are available online free of charge.  The CDWR Map Viewers are just one of these tools.  Below are the CDWR's available research data viewers and layer list information.

For help using our data viewers, please see the FAQ Videos at the bottom of this page or visit CDWR's YouTube Channel. 

Well Permit Research Viewer: For use in researching and locating well permits.  Search for wells by...permit number, address, applicant name, PLSS description, UTM coordinates, Latitude/Longitude.  Useful for realtors, change of ownership applicants and general well research. (Denver Basin Mylars, Atlases and Historical Photos are located under the Layer Catalog button.)

Launch Well Permit Research Viewer

Full Map Viewer:  All inclusive map viewer with over 170 map layers of DWR and CWCB data.  (Denver Basin Mylars, Atlases and Historical Photos are located under the Layer Catalog button.)

Launch Full Map Viewer

Layer List Information by Viewer: To view what datasets are in each viewer, use the link below to view a Google sheet that lists datasets by viewer.

View Layer List

FAQ Sheet: To view frequently asked questions and answers about Map Viewer functionality, use the link below.

View FAQ Sheet 

 
FAQ Videos
How do I search for a well permit? 

This video shows the steps to follow in Map Viewer to search by Permit Number.

How do I search for wells by Applicant/Owner Name? 

This video shows the steps to follow in Map Viewer to search by Applicant/Owner Name.

How do I search by Section, Township and Range? 

This video shows the steps to follow in Map Viewer to search by Section, Township and Range.

How do I Select Data and Export it? 

This video shows the steps to follow in Map Viewer to Select and Export Data.

How do I search using UTM's or Latitude & Longitude? 

This video shows the steps to follow in Map Viewer to search for features using UTM or Lat/Long Coordinates.

How do I search by address and identify features? 
This video shows the steps to follow in Map Viewer to search for features by address.
 

Disclaimer:   The Colorado Division of Water Resources (CDWR) information is provided for informational purposes only. CDWR makes no express or implied warranties or representations as to the accuracy, usefulness, timeliness or completeness of the information. CDWR assumes no liability for any damages that may result to any user as a direct or indirect result of any decision or action taken or not taken, based in whole or in part on use of the information. The user shall assume all risk of using the information.