Contact Information

Revised: Feb. 27, 2017

General Contact Information
Mailing Address
Utah Division of Water Rights
1594 West North Temple Suite 220
P.O. Box 146300
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-6300

Phone Number - Public Assistance
801-538-7240

Please direct questions and comments regarding this website to: waterrights@utah.gov.


Other Mailing Addresses and Phone Numbers

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

  • Kent L. Jones, State Engineer

  • Utah Division of Water Rights
    1594 W. North Temple Suite 220
    P.O. Box 146300
    Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6300
    (801) 538-7240
    Fax: (801) 538-7467
    Email: kentljones@utah.gov
This map shows the boundaries of the regional offices. The Division's regional offices are located as follows:

  • Northern Regional Office (LOGAN)

  • Will Atkin, Regional Engineer
    1780 North Research Parkway, Suite 104
    North Logan, UT 84341
    Phone: (435) 752-8755
    Fax: (435) 752-0062
    Email: willatkin@utah.gov

  • Weber River/Western Regional Office (SLC)

  • Michael Drake, Regional Engineer
    1594 West North Temple, Suite 220
    P.O. Box 146300
    SLC, Utah 84114-6300
    Phone: (801) 538-7240
    Fax: (801) 538-7467
    Email: michaeldrake@utah.gov

  • Utah Lake/Jordan River Regional Office (SLC)

  • Ross Hansen, Regional Engineer
    1594 West North Temple, Suite 220
    P.O. Box 146300 SLC, Utah 84114-6300
    Phone: (801) 538-7240
    Fax: (801) 538-7467
    Email: rosshansen@utah.gov

  • Eastern Regional Office (VERNAL)

  • Bob Leake, Regional Engineer
    318 North Vernal Avenue
    Vernal, Utah 84078
    Phone: (435) 247-1514
    Fax: (435) 789-8343
    Email: bobleake@utah.gov

  • Southeastern Regional Office (PRICE)

  • Marc Stilson, Regional Engineer
    319 North Carbonville Road
    P.O. Box 718
    Price, Utah 84501
    Phone: (435) 613-3750
    Fax: (435) 613-3755
    Email: marcstilson@utah.gov

  • Sevier River/Southern Regional Office (RICHFIELD)

  • Kirk Forbush, Regional Engineer
    2031 South Industrial Park Road
    Richfield, Utah 84701
    Phone: (435) 896-2557
    Fax: (435) 896-0267
    Email: kirkforbush@utah.gov

  • Southwestern Regional Office (CEDAR CITY)
  • Nathan Moses, Regional Engineer
    646 North Main Street
    P.O. Box 506
    Cedar City, Utah 84721-0506
    Phone: (435) 586-4231
    Fax: (435) 586-2789
    Email: nathanmoses@utah.gov


Enforcement Engineer
Kurt Vest
Division of Water Rights
646 North Main Street
P.O. Box 506
Cedar City, UT 84721-0506
Phone: (435) 586-4231
Email: kurtvest@utah.gov

Stream Alteration
Stream Alteration Permitting is managed by two specialists with responsibilities for specific regions.The contacts are: Well Driller Licensing and Drilling Regulation
Jim Goddard Well Drilling Specialist (801) 538-7314 jimgoddard@utah.gov
Kelly Horne Executive Secretary (801) 538-7416 kellyhorne@utah.gov

Water Use Reporting Program
Frank Quintana (801) 538-7223 frankquintana@utah.gov