Groundwater Well Registration

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For information to changes on Online Registrations, click Online Registrations


NOTE: Information on Public Water Supply Water Wells is not available through this interface.
Contact the Department of Natural Resources at 402-471-2363 or for more information.



Groundwater Forms Page

Change of Ownership/Water Resources Update Notice

Water Well Registration

     Water Well Registration Instructions

  • New irrigation wells must be drilled at least 600 feet from any other existing registered irrigation well under different ownership and at least 1,000 feet from any existing commercial/industrial well or spacing-protected public water supply well. Commercial/Industrial wells or spacing-protected public water supply wells must be drilled at least 1,000 feet from any existing registered irrigation well, commercial/industrial well, or public water supply well under different ownership.  Individual natural resources districts may impose stricter well spacing requirements through district rules and regulations.

Water Well Decommissioning

Pump Installation/Well Construction Modification

Water Well Service Agreement for Online Registration  (For well contractors only)

Water Well Registration: Geologic Materials Logged

Water Well Registration: Grout and Gravel Pack

Water Well Registration: Well Construction Continuation Form; Casing & Screening

Permit to Violate Water Well Spacing

Online Registrations

Important Notice to Changes on Online Registrations
The updated online registration site now works best in Google Chrome!

Tutorial Document (with images)
Tutorial Document (text only)

Online Water Well RegistrationNote that all wells in a series require a site plan! Works best in Google Chrome!
For login/password help, contact Nebraska Interactive at: or 402-471-7810

Online Pump Installation/Construction Modification Form

Pump Install/Construction Modification Instructions

Online Submit Notice of Water Well Decommissioning

Well Decommissioning Instructions

Service Agreement for Online Well Registration Usage

Site Plans

Site Plan Submittal: or

FAX to (402) 471-2900 Attn: Groundwater

For information on opportunities to fulfill your obligation to
accumulate Continuing Education hours

Please contact Pam Miller with the Water Well Standards program at or you may reach her by phone at (402) 471-0546.

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