Wyoming State Water Plan
Wyoming State Water Plan
Wyoming Water Development Office
6920 Yellowtail Rd
Cheyenne, WY 82002
PDF (57,075kb) Access the 2006 Platte River Basin Final Report here
PDF (886kb) The Platte River Basin Plan is the seventh and last of a series of Wyoming river basin plans pared for the Wyoming Water Development Commission (WWDC).
PDF (48,560kb) Breakdown of the various water uses in the Platte River Basin.
PDF (6,051kb) A determination of the available water resources is a significant component to Wyoming's river basin planning.
PDF (1,229kb)This chapter presents future water demant projections for the Platte River Basin for three alternative growth scenarios.
PDF (1,317kb)The purpose of this section is to identify and briefly describe issues that may potentially impact or restrict future water use opportunities in the Platte River Basin.
|Low Resolution||High Resolution||Volume I|
|3,406 kb||7,195 kb||Tab 1.1 - Basin Plan Mapping|
|---||472 kb||Tab 2.1.1 - Federal Water Projects on North Platte River in Wyoming|
|---||53 kb||Tab 2.1.2 - Platte River Basin Decrees|
|6,272 kb||31,066 kb||Tab 2.1.3 - Irrigation Practices, Irrigation Districts, and Agricultural Wells in the Platte River Basin in Wyoming|
|---||8,211 kb||Tab 2.1.4 - Estimated Crop Consumptive Use of Irrigation Water in the Platte River Basin in Wyoming|
|---||6,607 kb||Tab 2.1.5 - Photographs of Major Surface Water Diversions|
|2,599 kb||5,710 kb||Tab 2.2 - Municipal and Domestic Water Use in the Platte River Basin of Wyoming|
|3,825 kb||6,498 kb||Tab 2.3 - Water Use for Industrial Purposes|
|2,283 kb||4,751 kb||Tab 2.4 - Recreational Water Use|
|2,905 kb||3,277 kb||Tab 2.5 - Environmental Water Use|
|18,758 kb||62,878 kb||Tab 2.6 - Water Use from Storage|
|1,136 kb||2,337 kb||Tab 3.1 - Surface Water Data Collection, Study Period Selection, and High/Low/Normal River Flow Year Determination|
|---||56 kb||Tab 3.2 - Water Atlas|
|17,942 kb||33,954 kb||Tab 3.3 - Available Ground Water Determination|
|---||286 kb||Tab 4.1 - Basin and Subbasin Allocations of Demographic and Economic Activity|
|---||125 kb||Tab 4.2 - Approach|
|---||246 kb||Tab 4.3 - Introduction Projected Water Use Factors for Economic Sector|
|---||79 kb||Tab 5.1 - Issues Affecting Future Water Use Opportunities|
|---||291 kb||Tab 5.2 - Future Water Use Opportunities|
|28,943 kb||62,748 kb||Tab 5.3 - Water Quality Issues|
The Wyoming Water Development Commission, in cooperation with the Wyoming State Engineer's Office and the Wyoming Water Resources Data System, has created this educational resource as part of the Wyoming State Water Planning Process