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Permits and/or approvals

Permits or approvals are required for the activities listed below. The permits are required for large and small dams on both navigable and nonnavigable waterways (streams, creeks, or rivers). A fee is required.

Dam repair

For additional questions, please contact your local DNR water management engineer.

Contact information
DNR Dam Safety
DNR Dam Safety Program, WT/3
101 S Webster St
PO Box 7921
Madison WI 53707–7921