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Information on Water Rights and Water Use Data

Data files that contain information on water rights, ownership, and annual water use.

Important informationClick here to view the Draft Water Use Reports Forms for 2016 Adobe Acrobat PDF version of dictionary for water rights data

Pending Water Right Applications

This file contains information on all surface water right applications. The file is updated by noon every Monday (or by noon the first day of the week immediately following a state holiday that falls on a Monday).

For further questions, contact the Water Rights Permitting Team at (512) 239-4691.

Final Action on Water Rights

These files contain information on surface water right applications with final actions by TCEQ by fiscal year, beginning in Fiscal year 2017. These files are updated by noon every Monday(or by noon the first day of the week immediately following a state holiday that falls on a Monday).

 For further questions, contact the Water Rights Permitting Team at (512) 239-4691.

Water Rights Data Files

These files contain all active and inactive surface water rights permits and water supply contracts. The files include the water right holder, basin, amount of water authorized, and more. They are updated monthly.

For further questions, contact the Water Rights Compliance Assurance Team at 512-239-4691.

Water Use Data Files

These files contain amounts of water used by water right holders in non-watermaster areas of the state. This information is self-reported each year.

For water use data in Watermaster areas, call the office in your region:
South Texas: 1-800-733-2733
Concho River: 1-866-314-4894
Rio Grande: 1-800-609-1219
Brazos: 1-844-828-6424

GIS Maps and Data

Surface Water Rights Diversion Points: GIS data for locations of water rights.