Wyoming has seen an increase in water-hauling activities in the southeast part of the state, mostly because of increased natural gas and oil drilling, typically irrigation or other large-scale wells, according State Engineer Patrick Tyrrell. Most of Laramie County, where the uptick in water hauling is happening, is a designated groundwater control area, which requires additional restrictions and conditions. Most activities may be accommodated with a permit for the hauling or a temporary use agreement, both of which may be obtained from the State Engineer’s Office. For information call (307) 777-6163.

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