Water Management Act Program Forms
- Water Management Act 20-Year Permit Renewal Application
This application form is for Water Management permittees who do not anticipate needing more water during the upcoming 20-year permit period than they are currently permitted for in their Water Management Act permit.
- BRP WM 01 - Water Management Permit/Registration Transfer
Request for a complete or partial transfer of the right to withdraw water that was provided through the issuance of a Water Management Act Program registration or permit. Revised March 2006.
- BRP WM 02 - Water Management Permit Amendments
Water Management Act Permit Amendments for decreasing authorized permit volumes, changing the location of withdrawal point(s), adding withdrawal point(s), changing water use, changing permit conditions, or changing location of discharge point(s). Revised May 2009.
- BRP WM 03 - Water Management Withdrawal Permits
MassDEP reviews requests to withdraw water over 100,000 gallons per day annually from watersheds to ensure that new withdrawals will not negatively impact water resources or existing users. Revised June 2007.
- Application Required for Obtaining a Water Management Act Permit
The complete set of forms required to apply for a water-withdrawal permit under the Water Management Act.
Water Management Act Annual Report Forms
2012 Cranberry Growers Annual Report Form
Reporting form for water withdrawals under the Water Management Act, specific to cranberry growers.
Cranberry Growers Registration Renewal-cover letter
Cover letter for Cranberry Growers' Water Management Act Registration Renewal.
Registration Renewal Request Form for Cranberry Growers
Water Management Act Registration Renewal form for cranberry growers.
Registered and Permitted Withdrawals Annual Report Form for Non-Cranberry and Non-Public Water Suppliers
Annual report form for Water Management Act permittees whose permits are for agricultural, golf course, or other categories not including cranberry growers.
Water Management Act Seasonal Demand Management Plan Forms
- Cover Letter: Seasonal Demand Management Plan for Commercial or Industrial Facilities
To assist commercial/industrial facility managers, the Department committed to developing a SDMP outline for permittees. The outline was developed to facilitate the requirement of the SDMP, assess implementation with a list of water conservation Best Management Practices, and evaluate ability to implement a SDMP.
Seasonal Demand Management Plan for Water Management Industrial Facilities
Cover letter for commercial/industrial facilities with Water Management Act Permits, explaining the development of a Seasonal Demand Management Plan when drought conditions are declared.
- Cover Letter: Seasonal Demand Management Plan for Agricultural Facilities
Consistent with good water conservation practices and as part of the Water Management Permit Renewal, permitted agricultural facilities are required to implement a drought triggered Seasonal Demand Management Plan (SDMP) at permit renewal.
Seasonal Demand Management Plan for Water Management Agricultural Facilities
Cover letter for agricultural facilities with Water Management Act Permits, explaining the development of a Seasonal Demand Management Plan when drought conditions are declared.
- Cover Letter: Seasonal Demand Management Plan for Golf Courses
Consistent with good water conservation practices, permitted golf courses will be required to implement a drought triggered Seasonal Demand Management Plan (SDMP) as a condition of their Water Management Permit.
Seasonal Demand Management Plan for Water Management Golf Courses
Cover letter for golf courses with Water Management Act Permits, explaining the development of a Seasonal Demand Management Plan when drought conditions are declared.
Water Management Act Water Audit Guidance Document and Forms for a Water Audit
Water Management Act Program: Guidance Document and Forms for a Water Audit
Regulatory guidance and instructions for completing the forms that make up a Water Audit package.
- Water Audit Worksheets
Worksheets to assist in preparing a water audit under the Massachusetts Water Management Act.
Water Conservation Forms
Water Conservation Questionnaire
This questionnaire is based on the Water Conservation Standards for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, which were approved by the Water Resources Commission.
Notification of Water Use Restriction
Public water systems use this form to notify MassDEP when they impose water-use restrictions in their service areas.