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Division 3: Rio Grande River Basin Rules (SLV) 
DWR > Ground Water > Ground Water Administration > Use and Measurement Rules > Division 3: Rio Grande River Basin Rules (SLV)

Rules, Policies and Forms are available to help you be in compliance with Rio Grande River Bain Rules.  Our San Luis Valley Advisory Committee also assists in developing the Rules Framework, so please participate.

These documents are in PDF format.  Hover over a document name in the list below for a more detailed description of its content; select the document name to open it in a new window.


Rio Grande River Basin Forms




Rules & Regulations

Final Rules Governing the Withdrawal of Groundwater in Water Division No. 3, Rio Grande Basin (9/23/2015)  

Rules Governing the Measurement of Ground Water Diversions located in Water Division 3, The Rio Grande Basin (9/1/2005)

Rules Governing New Withdrawals of Ground Water in Water Division 3 Affecting the Rate or Direction of Movement of Water in the Confined Aquifer System (Confined Aquifer New Use Rules for Division 3)