WM 01: Water Management Permit/Registration Transfer

Use this form to request transfer of the right to withdraw water provided through a Water Management Act Program registration or permit.
MassDEP should be notified thirty (30) days prior to the actual transfer date.

Water Management Act Program Contacts

Phone

Northeast 617-292-5706
Southeast 617-292-5706
Cranberry Issues 508-946-2805
Central 508-767-2701
Western 413-755-2270

The Details

What you need

The Transfer Form is a 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. Either registrations or permits may be transferred. MassDEP should be notified thirty (30) days prior to the actual transfer date. Registration transfers for cranberry cultivation can only be for this continued use.

How to apply

See details in Step 5, below.

Next steps

  1. Review the Instructions

  2. Complete the Application Form

    You may fill out and save the Microsoft Word form on your computer. The PDF version has to be printed out and completed by hand.

  3. Obtain a Transmittal Form and Number

    A unique Transmittal Number is needed for each application you submit to MassDEP.

  4. Look up the Permit Application Fee

    See page 8 of the fee schedule below.

  5. Mail your Application and Fee Payment

    Submit your application fee payment and one copy of your transmittal form to:

    Department of Environmental Protection
    PO Box 4062
    Boston, MA 02211

    Submit your completed, signed application and your original transmittal form to the Water Management Act Program in the appropriate MassDEP Regional Office (see listing below).

Contact

Phone

Northeast 617-292-5706
Southeast 617-292-5706
Cranberry Issues 508-946-2805
Central 508-767-2701
Western 413-755-2270

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