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Lincoln County Water District

Mission Statement

It is the Mission of Lincoln County Water District to provide, protect and develop the water resources within Lincoln County. For the benefit of the citizens and for the economic development of Lincoln County.


Wade Poulsen - General Manager

Eva Donohue - Administrative Assistant

Office Telephone: 775-962-8068
Office Fax: 775-728-4262

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 936, Panaca, NV 89042
Physical Address: 1005 Main Street, Panaca, NV 89042

Water District Board Members


Jared Brackenbury - Chairperson
Nathan Katschke - Vice Chairperson
- Secretary
Kevin Phillips
Paul Donohue
Varlin Higbee


Water District Board Meetings - Contact the office to confirm meeting date and place, and/or to be added to the e-mail list to receive the monthly agenda. Agendas and meeting minutes are also available on this website.

Lincoln County Designated Water Basins Map

A water right application and permit are not required in order to drill a domestic well (NRS 534.013). Domestic purposes extent to culinary and household purposes, in a single family dwelling, the watering of a garden, lawn and domestic animals. The maximum use is limited to 1800 gallons per day.

Interbasin Water Transfers - Due to the state’s arid climate and limited water resources, transferring water from one basin to another is not new to Nevada.

Related Links

Nevada Division of Water Resources - All of the permitted information to obtain, keep or transfer ownership of water rights can be found on the Nevada Division of Water Resources web site.

LCWD Employment Application - Fields in the form that are highlighted in blue can be completed on your computer and will print out when you print the application.



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