Contact Information

Utah Division of Water Rights

General Contact Information

Public Assistance
(801) 538-7240
Questions and Comments
Media Inquiries
Utah Division of Water Rights
1594 West North Temple Suite 220
P.O. Box 146300
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-6300
(801) 538-7467

Division Administration

The State Engineer is the Director of the Division of Water Rights. The State Engineer may be contacted as follows:

Teresa Wilhelmsen, P.E.

State Engineer/Division Director

Blake Bingham, P.E.

Deputy State Engineer
Northern Region, Weber River/Western Region, and Utah Lake/Jordan River Region

Michael Drake, P.E.

Deputy State Engineer
Eastern Region, Southeastern Region, Sevier/Southern Region, and Southwestern Region

Audra Sorensen

Media Relations and Communications Specialist

Eric Jones, P.E.

Assistant State Engineer - Applications and Records

Nathan Moses, P.E.

Assistant State Engineer - Field Services

Jared Manning, P.E.

Assistant State Engineer - Data Services

Everett Taylor, P.E.

Assistant State Engineer - Dam Safety

Chase McDonald, P.E.

Assistant State Engineer - Adjudication

Jim Reese, P.E.

Assistant State Engineer - Technical Services

Melissa Bowdren

Executive Secretary

Gary Belliston

Finance Manager

Regional Offices

This map shows the boundaries of the regional offices. The Divion's regional offices are located as follows:

Northern Region


Skyler Buck, Regional Engineer
1780 North Research Parkway, Suite 104
North Logan, UT 84341
(435) 752-0062

Weber River/Western Region

Salt Lake City

Ryan Broadbent, Regional Engineer
1594 West North Temple, Suite 220
P.O. Box 146300
SLC, Utah 84114-6300
(801) 538-7467

Utah Lake/Jordan River Region

Salt Lake City

Ryan Hamilton, Regional Engineer
1594 West North Temple, Suite 220
P.O. Box 146300 SLC, Utah 84114-6300
(801) 538-7467

Eastern Region


Andrew Dutson, Regional Engineer
318 North Vernal Avenue
Vernal, Utah 84078
(435) 789-8343

Southeastern Region


Marc Stilson, Regional Engineer
319 North Carbonville Road
P.O. Box 718
Price, Utah 84501
(435) 613-3755

Sevier River/Southern Region


Terry Monroe, Regional Engineer
2031 South Industrial Park Road
Richfield, Utah 84701
(435) 896-0267

Southwestern Region

Cedar City

Michael Freeman, Regional Engineer
646 North Main Street
P.O. Box 506
Cedar City, Utah 84721-0506
(435) 586-2789

Enforcement Engineers

Enforcement is managed by two engineers with responsibilities for specific areas of the state. The contacts are:

Jonathan Bartholomew


Stream Alteration

Stream Alteration Permitting is managed by two specialists with responsibilities for specific regions. These contacts are:

Daren Rasmussen

Logan, Weber, Vernal, and Price Regions

Chuck Williamson

Utah Lake, Richfield, and Cedar City Regions

Well Drilling

For anything relating to well driller/pump installer licensing, well regulation, non-production well permitting and geothermal, contact:

Jim Goddard

Well and Geothermal Programs

Liz Payne

Executive Secretary

General Well Drilling Inquires

Startcard/Log Submittals

Water Use Reporting Program