Orders establishing, modifying, and rescinding water development moratoriums involving various geographic areas of Idaho
Banbury Hot Springs
Boise Front Low Temperature Geothermal Resource Ground Water Management Area
Malad Valley Ground Water Management Area
Salmon-Clearwater Basin Moratorium and Wilderness Moratorium
Snake River Moratoriums
- Boise River Drainage
- May 3, 1995
An amended moratorium order removing the Boise River drainage from the moratorium established in 1992 for the Snake River Basin. Subject to conditions to protect existing water users within the Boise River drainage.
- Eastern Snake Plain and Boise River Drainage
- April 30, 1993
An amended moratorium order dealing with surface and ground water within the Eastern Snake River Plain area and the Boise River Drainage Area and rescinding redundant Mud Lake and Big Lost River moratorium orders.
- Ground and Surface Water Upstream From Milner Dam
- January 6, 1993
A moratorium order designed to replace the May 15, 1992 moratorium order for the non-trust water area. Note: This moratorium expired on December 31, 1997.
- Order amending Moratorium Order dated May 15, 1992
- January 6, 1993
A moratorium order that amended certain parts of the moratorium order originally issued May 15, 1992 dealing with applications for permits from ground and surface water upstream from the USGS gauge on the Snake River near Weiser. The order removed the non-trust water area from the original order. Note: Amended April 30, 1993.
- Snake River Basin Upstream From Weiser
- May 15, 1992
The original moratorium order dealing with the applications for permit for diversion and use of surface and ground water in the Snake River Basin upstream from the USGS gauge on the Snake River near Weiser. Note: Amended January 6, 1993.
Twin Falls Ground Water Management Area Moratorium
- Final Order Extending Moratorium
- June 11, 2013
Order extending the existing moratorium in the Twin Falls ground water management area until May 1, 2018.
- Order Establishing A Five Year Moratorium
- July 24, 1987
Order establishing a five year moratorium on new geothermal development for a limited area within the Twin Falls ground water management area. This moratorium was extended in 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, 2008, and 2013.