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Water Use Program
WI Department of Natural Resources
Water Use Section DG/5
PO Box 7921
Madison WI 53707-7921

Water use data and maps

Use the tools below to search for high capacity wells and surface water withdrawal sources. You can also see the amount of water withdrawn by month and year.

Application search

Green Bay Search for pending or past high capacity well and surface water withdrawal applications. View approval request letters and approval letters.
Search for applications

High capacity well or surface water withdrawal search

Irrigation sprinklerSearch for high capacity wells or surface water withdrawal sources. Summary statistics are also available, such as water use by county and type 2012 to present.
Search for sources

Water quantity data viewer

Interactive mapView the locations and volumes of high capacity well and surface water withdrawals on an interactive map. View pending high capacity well applications and approved wells. View water quantity data measurement locations.
Water Quantity Data Viewer

NOTE: Not all applications or approval documents may be available for download. For advanced data requests including specific locations, shapefiles, etc. (not available in map view or query tool) please email the Water Use Program.

Annual water reports

Annual Withdrawal pie chartEvery year, water use staff analyze and summarize water use data.
View annual reports

Last revised: Thursday June 14 2018