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Spring is historically a time when people begin thinking of their upcoming water projects, whether it’s a new groundwater well or new stock-watering pond. Within Wyoming, most of those activities require a permit from the State Engineer’s Office.  The State Engineer’s Office is committed to processing applications in a timely manner, even given the evolving situation surrounding the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak.


Consistent with recommendations of social distancing, and to prepare for potential staffing and workload challenges, the State Engineer recommends using our online e-Permit system (available at for all new applications.


For e-Permit questions, please contact:

Lisa Lindemann for Ground Water applications (

Nathan Graves for Surface Water applications (

Cheryl Timm for Board of Control activities ( 




The mission of the Wyoming State Engineer’s Office and Board of Control is to provide for the general supervision