Nev. Admin. Code § 534.Sec. 10 - NEW

Current through March 28, 2022

1. An owner of an existing nondomestic well may submit to the State Engineer an application to convert the well to a well for domestic use. An application to convert a well for domestic use must be on a form provided by the State Engineer.
2. If the application to convert a well for domestic use is approved by the State Engineer:
(a) The owner must:
(1) Install a water meter capable of measuring the total withdrawal of water from the well for domestic use before the well is used for such purpose;
(2) Ensure that the total withdrawal of water from the well for domestic use does not exceed 2 acre-feet per year; and
(3) Keep monthly records of the amount of water pumped from the well for domestic use and submit such records to the State Engineer not later than February 15th of each year.
3. The State Engineer shall monitor the annual withdrawal of water from every well that has been converted for domestic use pursuant to this section.
4. A well that has been converted for domestic use pursuant to this section may have a casing size larger than 8.625 inches in diameter.
5. The date of completion of a well that has been converted for domestic use pursuant to this section for purposes of determining the date of priority of the well pursuant to subsection 4 of NRS 534.080 shall be deemed to be the date on which the State Engineer approves the conversion of the well for domestic use.

Notes

Nev. Admin. Code § 534.Sec. 10
Added to NAC by St. Engineer by R068-20A, eff. 12/29/2020
NRS 534.020 and 534.110

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