Water

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Securing Rights and Protecting Resources

We have decades of experience in representing clients in both water rights and water quality issues.

It is has been said that water is the lifeblood of the West. The Water practice group at Parsons Behle & Latimer is focused on protecting and facilitating use of this essential resource. Our attorneys include specialists in both water rights and water quality who are prepared to represent your interests before state agencies and before the courts.

Our Water practice group members have years of experience practicing before the Utah State Engineer, the Division of Drinking Water, the Division of Water Quality, and the Public Service Commission. Our attorneys also have extensive experience representing water clients before the state and federal courts.

Representative Matters

Federal District Court litigation involving petition to modify 1944 Orr Ditch Decree governing Truckee River water use.
Water rights and availability due diligence on behalf of commercial agricultural interest in California’s Central Valley.
Water Rights permitting for eastern Nevada groundwater project from administrative hearing through Nevada Supreme Court appeal.