Natural Resources

Efficiently and responsibly managing and protecting our water and land resources for the sustainability, health, safety, and economic benefit of the State of Arkansas

Well Metering

Any well withdrawing groundwater from a sustaining aquifer shall have a properly functioning metering device. 

Sustaining aquifers include the Sparta, Memphis, Cockfield, Cane River, Carrizo, Wilcox, Nacatoch, Roubidoux and Gunter. The alluvial aquifer is not considered a sustaining aquifer.

Domestic wells are exempt.

For more information about metering devices contact:

Natural Resources Division Groundwater Section
10421 W. Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72205
Phone: (501) 682-3900 Fax: (501) 682-3991