State of New Mexico > Environment Department > Drinking Water Bureau

Application & Forms


An APPLICATION FOR CONSTRUCTION OR MODIFICATION OF A PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM must be submitted to DWB whenever a new water system is constructed or an existing water system is modified. For more on the requirements, select Construction, New Systems or Laws & Regulations on the left menu.

By October 1 of each year, all community water systems must submit a CONSUMER CONFIDENCE REPORT CERTIFICATION FORM to DWB to verify the distribution of the consumer confidence report.

In order to become a water hauler, an APPLICATION FOR POTABLE WATER HAULING OPERATION must be submitted to DWB.

All surface water treatment systems are required to submit a MONTHLY OPERATING REPORT (MOR).   This link will take you to the MOR web page where you can download the spreadsheet.

Groundwater Rule Forms

Water systems that forgo triggered source water monitoring required by the Groundwater Rule due to distribution system issues must submit an EXEMPTION REQUEST FORM and seek approval from DWB within 24 hours of a total coliform positive sample.

Groundwater systems that provide 4-log treatment of viruses (either as a corrective action or to avoid triggered source water monitoring) must be certified by the DWB.  Systems desiring to be certified as providing 4-log treatment of viruses must complete the APPLICATION FOR GROUNDWATER RULE 4-LOG CERTIFICATION and provide all information requested by the DWB.


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