Need to Register a Large Quantity Withdrawal?
Registration of all large quantity water withdrawals is required in the State of Michigan. Large quantity withdrawals are defined as having a pump(s) with a combined capacity of 70 or more gallons per minute.
Owners of all new or increased large quantity withdrawals are now required to register with the DEQ prior to beginning a withdrawal. To apply for registration, the use of the online Water Withdrawal Assessment Tool by the prospective withdrawal owner is required. For more information, and to begin the registration process, see:
If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact anyone in the Water Use Program.