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Water Right Permit Applications

Links to permanent and temporary water right application forms; agency contacts.

The following water rights permitting forms are available in MS Word format and PDF format. For more information about water rights permitting or help with filling out forms, please call 512/239-4691.

Permanent Application Forms

  • Generic Water Rights Permit Package Application (TCEQ-10214) (Word or PDF)
  • Amendment of Water Rights Permit (TCEQ-10201) (Word or PDF)
  • Application for an Extension of Time to Begin and/or Complete Construction of an Authorized Project (TCEQ-10203)(Word or PDF)
  • Transfer of Water Rights Ownership Application (TCEQ-10204) (Word or PDF)
  • Voluntary Abandonment of Water Right (TCEQ-10200) (Word or PDF)
  • Dry Fire Hydrant Registration Application (TCEQ-10209) (Word or PDF)
  • Mariculture Permit Application (TCEQ-10219) (Word or PDF)

Temporary Application Forms

  • More Than 10 Acre-feet, More Than One Calendar Year (TCEQ-10202) (Word or PDF). Applications for temporary water use permits requesting more than 10 acre-feet of water per year, or requesting more than one calendar year for diversions, should be submitted to the Water Rights Permitting Team.

Application Fees

  • Water Rights Fees(Word or PDF). No fees required for Dry Fire Hydrant or Voluntary Abandonment.

Annual Water Use Report

Instructions for Completing Report of Surface Water Used for the Year Ending Dec. 31, 2014 (TCEQ-2014 Water Use Report Instructions) (Word or PDF).

Report of Surface Water Used for the Year Ending Dec. 31, 2014 (TCEQ-2014 Water Use Report Form) (Word or PDF)

Instructions for Completing Report of Surface Water Used for the Year Ending Dec. 31, 2013 (TCEQ-2013 Water Use Report Instructions) (Word or PDF). Cover letter to all water right holders. (PDF).

Report of Surface Water Used for the Year Ending Dec. 31, 2013 (TCEQ-2013 Water Use Report Form) (Word or PDF)

Water Use Reports may be submitted electronically by emailing a completed PDF version of the form to the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality at: Water Right Permits Annual Water Use Report .