Since 1937, when the State Planning Board Published the first statewide water plan, the State Water Commission has been dedicated to developing and maintaining plans for water resource development. These documents have been put into PDF format, and are available for downloading here.

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pdf icon2017_2019_Water_Development_Report.pdf (35.19M) pdf icon2015-2017 Water Management Plan.pdf (69.45M) pdf icon2013-2015 Water Development Report.pdf (10.85M) pdf icon2011-2013 Water Development Report.pdf (4.28M) pdf icon2009 State Water Management Plan.pdf (17.82M) pdf icon2009 State Water Management Plan Executive Summary.pdf (5.98M) pdf icon2007-2009 Water Development Report.pdf (580.92K) pdf icon2005-2007 Water Development Report.pdf (341.59K) pdf icon2003-2005 Water Development Report.pdf (132.34K) pdf icon2001 Water Development Biennial Report.pdf (4.41M) pdf icon1999 State Water Management Plan.pdf (10.35M) pdf icon1999 State Water Management Plan Executive Summary.pdf (5.15M) pdf icon1992 State Water Management Plan.pdf (12.69M) pdf icon1983 State Water Plan.pdf (19.21M) pdf icon1983 State Water Plan Executive Summary.pdf (11.53M) pdf icon1968 State Water Resources Development Plan.pdf (20.01M) pdf icon1968 State Water Resources Development Plan-Appendix D.pdf (3.84M) pdf icon1968 State Water Resources Development Plan-Appendix A-B-C.pdf (6.83M) pdf icon1968 State Water Development Plan-Description of Work Program 1966.pdf (1.31M) pdf icon1937 Plan of Water Conservation- Vol 5 - Slope Area Drainage.pdf (7.09M) pdf icon1937 Plan of Water Conservation- Vol 4 - Missouri River.pdf (4.03M) pdf icon1937 Plan of Water Conservation- Vol 3 - Souris and Devils Lake.pdf (4.91M) pdf icon1937 Plan of Water Conservation- Vol 2 - James River.pdf (2.43M) pdf icon1937 Plan of Water Conservation- Vol 1 - Red River of the North.pdf (6.85M)