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Division 1: Republican River Basin Rules 
DWR > Ground Water > Ground Water Administration > Use and Measurement Rules > Division 1: Republican River Basin Rules

The Republican River Basin Ground Water Measurement Rules were amended, effective November 15, 2015 (as adopted by the State Engineer on September 16, 2015). The amended rules are titled, "The Rules and Regulations Governing The Measurement Of Ground Water Diversions Affecting The Republican River Compact, Within Water Division No. 1" (Rules).  The Amended Rules included changes from the previous rules, which include, but not limited to, the following:  1) Modify the inclusion boundary to incorporate wells affecting the Republican River Compact, primarily extending the Rules inclusion boundary south to the southern boundary of Kit Carson County, including additional wells located in the southern portions of the Plains Ground Water Management District, and a small portion of the central western boundary near Akron, CO; and 2) Provide standards regarding the minimum accuracy and application of the Power Conversion Coefficient (PCC) as an alternate method of measurement; and 3) Include additional definitions and language to help clarify the Rules.


Republican River Basin Forms 


Guideline (Rule 16.5.A.3) - Interim Measurement Program for Inoperable Measurement Devices


RESCINDED: Policy Memorandum 2008-1 (Rescinded - April 15, 2018)


Rules and Regulations governing the measurement of ground water diversions affecting the Republican River Compact, within Water Division No. 1 (2CCR 402-16) Effective 11/15/2015