Groundwater Well Registration

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Well Registration Fees as of July 2011:

  • $70 for wells that are designed and constructed to pump 50 gallons per minute or less
  • $110 for wells that are designed and constructed to pump greater than 50 gallons per minute

For assistance on any Well Registration Forms contact us at (402) 471-2363 and ask for the Groundwater Section 
or email us at and we will be happy to assist you with completing the forms.



Change of Ownership Update Form

      Online Ownership Change for Current Landowners Only

Water Well Registration Form

Important! For single water wells which were completed before 2002 and are being registered by the well owner please review the bottom of the last page of the registration form for minimal information required. For single wells pumping 50 gallons per minute (gpm) or less the current registration fee is $70. For single wells pumping more than 50 gpm the current fee is $110 and you may need a permit from your local Natural Resources District (District) before the well may be registered. Check with the District before submitting a registration form for wells pumping more than 50 gpm. For more detailed fee information and instructions on how to fill out a registration form please click the link below to download the companion instruction document. It is imperative that the geographic coordinates for the well location and the legal description required in section 3 of the form are accurate and consistent with each other.

Guidance for registering a domestic water well drilled prior to 2002.

Complete instructions for landowners / water well owners to fill out and submit a water well registration form.   

Water Well Modification for Owners

Permit to Violate Water Well Spacing

Groundwater Well Forms Page

Site Plans

Site Plan Submittal: or

FAX to (402) 471-2900 Attn: Groundwater

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