Water permit applications
For some of our permits, submit applications and other forms to the DNR online. Get a WAMS ID, complete an application, sign and pay fees in a few steps. Track permits and know exactly where they are in the permitting process.
Register for a WAMS ID to access our Water ePermitting System to complete an online application.
Begin a new or edit an existing application, sign and pay fees online.*
View public notices of the DNR’s intention to authorize activity relating to water, including permits issued to the DNR.
Track the status of Wisconsin water permits.
Learn with instructional videos and user guides.
Water permit activities are listed by category and include electronic and paper submittal options.
- Agricultural livestock operations
- Aquatic plant management
- Storm water
- Water supply
General information about the application type Paper process Online process Public water capacity development View info Geothermal systems Download Underground injection wells Download Water use permits View info Water withdrawal (>100,000 GPD or >70 GPM) View info Well construction notification Download
- Waterway and wetland
- Wetland identification