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Dataset Description
Division of Water Resources (DWR) Well Permit dataset. Detailed reports about well applications and permits with links to related imaged documents. Search by permit number, address, subdivision, or other criteria to pinpoint the well of interest.
Columns in this Dataset
Column Name Description Type
Abandonment Required Denotes whether or not abandonment is required by permit Text
Acres In Parcel Number of acres in parcel Decimal (7,2)
Action Action name Text
Action Comment Action comment Text
Action Date Action date date
AKA Name Well AKA Name Text
AKA Source Source AKA Name Text
Amount Annual amount limit Decimal (7,2)
Aquifer(s) Aquifer, or aquifers, in which well is located (as determined by the data source) Text
Area Irrigated Irrigated area in acres Decimal (7,2)
Area Irrigated UOM Unit of measure for area irrigated Text
Assoc Permit Associated permit(s) Text
Assoc Receipt Associated receipt(s) Text
Assoc Type Association Type Text
Associated Case Numbers Water court case number(s) associated with water right Text
Block Block Text
Case Number Permit Case Number Text
City City Text
Completed Well Depth Total Depth of completed well Integer
Construction Date Date of Well Completion date
Contact Name Contact Name Text
Contact Type Contact Type Text
County County where the structure is located Text
Cty Cty Integer
Date 1st Beneficial Use Date 1st Beneficial Use DateTime
Date Permit Expires Date Permit Expires DateTime
Date Received Date of Received Permit Action date
Date Signed Date Signed date
Date Well Plugged Date Well Plugged DateTime
Denver Basin Aquifer Denver Basin Aquifer Text
Depth (B) Permitted or proposed bottom limit depth for well Integer
Depth (T) Permitted or proposed top limit depth for well Integer
Depth Completed Completed well depth Integer
Description Description of lot Text
Designated Basin Eight established geographic areas in Colorado's Eastern Plains where users rely primarily on groundwater for water supply Text
Designated Basin Num Designated Basin Num Integer
Direction E/W Direction of measurement from East/West section line Text
Direction N/S Direction of measurement from North/South section line Text
Distance E/W Distance from East/West section line (feet) Integer
Distance N/S Distance from North/South section line (feet) Integer
Div DWR Water Division Integer
Document Type Imaged document type Text
Driller driller Text
Elevation Elevation float
End Date End Date date
Feature Type Type of physical location Text
Filing Filing Text
Geophysical Log Required Denotes whether or not a geophysical log is required for permit Text
Last Pump Install Date Date of Pump Installation date
Latitude Latitude (decimal degrees) Decimal (8,6)
Location Accuracy Accuracy of location coordinates Text
Location Type Location Type Text
Longitude Longitude (decimal degrees) Decimal (9,6)
Lot Lot Text
Management District Thirteen local districts, within the Designated Basins, with additional administrative authority Text
Management District Num Management District Num Integer
Meter Required Denotes whether or not a meter is required by permit Text
Modified Modified DateTime
More Info More Info Text
Name Well AKA Name Text
Parcel ID A sequential number within a water division that combined with [div], [wd], and [cal_year] identifies a parcel in GIS Text
Parcel Name Parcel Name Text
Parcel Type Parcel Type Text
Perforated Casing Bottom Bottom Perforated Casing Integer
Perforated Casing Top Top Perforated Casing Integer
Permit Aka Source Num Permit Aka Source Num Integer
Permit Assoc Num Associated permit number Integer
Permit Association Associated permit type Text
Permit Category Description of permit category Text
Permit Category Num Permit Category Num Integer
Permit Current Status Num Permit Current Status Num Integer
Permit Issued Date permit was issued DateTime
Permit No Permit Number Integer
Permit Number Permit Number Text
Permit Rpl Permit Replacement code Text
Permit Status Description of permits current status Text
Permit Status Label Permit Status Label Text
Permit Suf Permit Suffix code Text
Physical Address Address Text
PM Principal Meridian of well’s legal location - there are 5 principal meridians in CO: Sixth (S), New Mexico (N), Baca (B), Costilla (C), and Ute (U) Text
Primary primary Text
Production Test Yield Production Yield Rate Decimal (7,2)
Pump Installer Name of Pump Installer Text
Pump Test Yield Pump Test Yield Decimal (7,2)
Q10 Legal location: 10 acre quarter section Text
Q160 Legal location: 160 acre quarter section Text
Q40 Legal location: 40 acre quarter section Text
Range Legal location: A number in the format “nnnd” where “nnn” is the range number and “d” is the direction either East or West Text
Receipt Receipt Text
Rule (Notice)
Rule (Notice) Text
Rule 6.2.3 (Floating Permit)
Rule 6.2.3 (Floating Permit) Text
Section Section number - township, range divided into 36 one square mile sections; “U” indicates location in Ute Correction (Division 7 only) Text
Sewer System Details Description of sewage system Text
Source Source AKA Name Text
Start Date Start Date date
State State Text
Static Water Level Static Water Level Decimal (6,2)
Static Water Level Date Static Water Level Date date
Statute Statute Text
Township Legal location: Township number and direction Text
Type of Sewage System Type of Sewage System Text
Use(s) Associated Uses Text
UTM X The x (Easting) component of the Universal Transverse Mercator system. (Zone 13, NAD83 datum) Decimal (7,1)
UTM Y The y (Northing) component of the Universal Transverse Mercator system. (Zone 13, NAD83 datum) Decimal (8,1)
Water Supplier Name Water Supplier Name Text
WD DWR water district Integer
WDID DWR unique structure identifier Text
Well Yield Estimate (GWS-31) Estimated Rate of Production Decimal (7,2)
Within Water Service Area Denotes whether or not permit is within water service area Text
Yield Permitted or proposed pump rate limit Decimal (7,2)
Zip ZIP Code Text