Statutory Authority


Statutes and Regulations Governing the Division of Water Resources

NRS 532 - State Engineer
NRS 533 - Adjudication of Vested Water Rights; Appropriation of Public Waters
NRS 534 - Underground Water and Wells
NRS 534A - Geothermal Resources
NRS 535 - Dams and Other Obstructions
NRS 536 - Ditches, Canals, Flumes and Other Conduits
NRS 537 - Navigable Waters
NRS 538 - Interstate Waters, Compacts and Commissions
NRS 540 - Planning and Development of Water Resources
NRS 543 - Control of Floods
NRS 278 - Planning and Zoning

NAC 532 - Regulations for Additional Penalties for Violations
NAC 533 - Practice and Procedure in Protest Hearings Before the State Engineer
NAC 534 - Regulations for Water Well and Related Drilling (NOTE: Does not include new regulations adopted June 29th 2012)
NAC 535 - Regulations for Dams and Other Obstructions