Permitting and Monitoring

The Office of Land and Water Resource’s Division of Permitting, certification, and compliance is responsible for the following duties:

  • Issuance and renewal of permits related to the withdrawal of groundwater and diversion or impoundment of surface water;
  • Regulation and management of the state water resources through the enforcement of applicable statutes and regulations;
  • Maintenance of an observation well network throughout Mississippi that is used to monitor water levels associated with the major aquifers of the state.
Public Notices
Contact Information

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Street Address:
700 North State St.
Jackson, MS 39202
Fax: 601-961-5228
Mailing Address:
Office of Land and Water Resources
P.O. Box 2309
Jackson, Ms 39225