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The Colorado Division of Water Resources (DWR), also known as the Office of the State Engineer, administers water rights, issues water well permits, represents Colorado in interstate water compact proceedings, monitors streamflow and water use, approves construction and repair of dams and performs dam safety inspections, issues licenses for well drillers and assures the safe and proper construction of water wells, and maintains numerous databases of Colorado water information.  More...
This document is the Administrative Protocol produced by the State Engineer's Office for the State of Colorado.
The South Platte River Basin Measurement Rules have been approved by the Division 1 Water Court.
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