Forms and Links

Application and Reporting Forms and Supplemental Information

Please note that the copy of the Administrative Rules are unofficial and provided as a courtesy. Official copies of the Administrative Rules for ADECA’s Office of Water Resources and the Alabama Water Resources Commission can be found here:

Administrative Rules, Alabama Office of Water Resources

Declaration of Beneficial Use Application Form

Water Conservation Checklist Form (All Water Users)


Supplemental Forms

Surface Water Application Form

Ground Water Application Form

Bulk Sales and Bulk Purchases Form

Discharge Form

Withdrawal Calculation Worksheet – Pump Capacity

Withdrawal Calculation Worksheet – Irrigation Application Rate


Annual Reporting Forms

The following file can be used to prepare the annual water use reports by manually entering your Certificate of Use number and withdrawal (or discharge or bulk sale) name for each registered entity and requested data. A signature is required so please ensure each form is signed and dated. Completed forms can be sent in either electronically or in paper form. Please see the ReadMe section of the file or contact the Alabama Office of Water Resources at (334) 242-549; fax at (334) 242-0776; or via email at if there are any questions.

2021 Annual Use Reporting Forms


Links to Other Wate​r Resources Agencies

For information on current and historical streamflows in Alabama, contact the USGS Alabama Water Science Center.

For current and historical information about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects affecting Alabama, contact the Mobile District.

For information on lakes owned and operated by Alabama Power Company, visit:

For information on projects in Alabama managed by the Tennessee Valley Authority, contact TVA.

Other State Agencies:

Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Alabama Department of Environmental Management

Geological Survey of Alabama