Plans, organizes and directs the Surface Water & Safety of Dams Divisions of the Wyoming State Engineer’s Office, which is responsible for reviewing permit applications to put surface water of the state to a beneficial use.

The mission of the Wyoming State Engineer’s Office and Board of Control is to provide for the general supervision and protection of both inter-and intra-state water of this state, including the appropriation, distribution and application to beneficial use of water as provided under the prior appropriation doctrine while maintaining the flexibility within that framework to meet the changing needs of the citizens of Wyoming.

This is an at-will position and serves at the pleasure of the State Engineer.  For further information, please see here.