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Water Management Board, 1987 - 2018


Scope and Contents

From the Record Group:

This record group contains records created and maintained by the Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources, Records include: correspondence, reports, mining permits, meeting minutes, financial records, lake studies and records from the Board of Minerals and Environment.


  • 1987 - 2018

Board Information

The South Dakota Water Management Board issues, denies or cancels water permits, establishes surface and groundwater quality standards, approves groundwater discharge permits, establishes drinking water standards, sets ordinary high water marks, regulates water use, establishes safety of dams standards, validates vested water right claims, issues water quality variances, establishes well construction standards, and establishes standards for above and below ground storage tanks and underground injection wells. The board was created by the state legislature in 1979 (SDCL 1-41-15) and consists of seven members, each appointed by the Governor for a term of four years.


17 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

From the Record Group: English

Repository Details

Part of the South Dakota State Archives Repository

900 Governors Dr
Pierre South Dakota 57501 USA
605-773-6041 (Fax)