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Application for a New Water Right

Form number Date Published Date Revised
ECY 040-1-14 June 1974 August 2022
VIEW NOW Application for a New Water Right (Number of pages: 11) (Publication Size: 553KB)

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ECY 040-1-14A Guidance to Applicants for New Water Right Permits
(31 pages) (752KB)

ECY 040-1-14B Supporting Document for Application for a New Water Right Permit
(34 pages) (1MB)

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Description This application, guidance, and supporting document are for use when applying for a new water right permit.

The application form is available in PDF or Word.

The guidance document is intended for use in completing the application, and the application supporting document provides example tables, text, and maps. The examples are not from a single project or project type, so you should not expect your responses to mirror the examples. Instead your documents should reflect the individual aspects unique to your project, but provide the level of detail shown in the examples. Providing complete and thorough responses in your application will enable us to complete a more timely review
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Amended Claim for Water Right

Begin Construction Notice

Voluntary Abandonment of Water Right Claim

Voluntary Partial Abandonment of Water Right Claim