Belle Fourche River Compact (South Dakota)

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Place South Dakota;Wyoming

Name Belle Fourche River Compact (South Dakota)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector Local

Primary Website
Applicable Jurisdiction The Belle Fourche River Basin:

Last Review 2014-07-25
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary


The Belle Fourche River Compact, agreed to by South Dakota and Wyoming, seeks to provide for the most efficient use of the waters of the Belle Fourche River Basin for multiple purposes, and to provide for an equitable division of such waters. Water use and development projects on lands inside the basin are subject to this compact.

Policy Contact

Department South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Address Joe Foss Building
Address 2 523 E Capitol Ave
Place Pierre, South Dakota
Zip/Postal Code 57501
Phone (605) 773-3151
Fax (605) 773-6035
Department Wyoming Water Development Office
Address 6920 Yellowtail Rd
Place Cheyenne, Wyoming
Zip/Postal Code 82002
Phone 307-777-7626

Department Belle Fourche River Watershed Partnership
Address 1837 5th Ave
Place Belle Fourche, South Dakota
Zip/Postal Code 57717
Phone 605-892-3368


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: SDCL 46A-17