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Rulemaking Groups are involved in hearings and other State Engineer Office (SEO) input opportunities used to compile new policies for better water administration.  Advisory Committees are ongoing groups developed to recommend policies for better irrigation water management. 

General
Link to Selected Event Details Arkansas River Irrigation Improvement Rules
Arkansas River Irrigation Improvement Rules went into effect on January 1, 2011, so the Advisory Committee's work is complete.  Visit this section to view or download the final rules and application forms now.
Link to Selected Event Details San Luis Valley Advisory Committee
San Luis Valley Advisory Committee for Rio Grande River Basin in Division 3 - meetings, reports, presentations, draft rules, subcommittees (irrigation and sustainability), and more...

Produced Nontributary Groundwater
Link to Selected Event Details Produced Nontributary Ground Water (Rulemaking, Petitions, Permitting, Notification)
Produced Nontributary Ground Water for coalbed methane and other types of deep oil and gas wells that produce water as a by-product of construction and / or operation: CBM and Non-CBM Rules, Application Submittal Spreadsheet and Tips, 30-day Comment Period Requirements, and Nontributary Determination Petitions