Often the water rights for a given property are unknown or not adequate to accomplish the needs of the property owner.

Upon request Idaho Water Engineering can provide:

  1. Analysis and Recommendations
  2. Acquisition and Changes
  3. Client Representation
  4. Training Classes for Realtors and Appraisers



Typically we will prepare a water right assessment for a given property.  The report will often contain a combination of the following elements:

  • Background for the Engineering Water Rights Analysis
  • Description of the Property
  • Geographical Information System Depiction of the Property
  • Recorded Water Rights Associated with the Property
  • History of Changes Related to these Water Rights
  • Availability of Water to Satisfy the Water Rights
  • Other Water Rights from the Source(s) of Supply
  • Applicable General Provisions
  • Analysis:  Distribution of Water to the Water Rights – Past
  • Analysis:  Distribution of Water to the Water Rights – Future
  • Analysis:  Recommended Actions Relative to Water Rights for this Property


Idaho Water Engineering focuses on finding solutions to water rights needs by identifying a variety of choices and providing recommendations on the pros and cons of each choice. Solutions include but are not limited to:

  • Acquisition of a new water right
  • Transfer of an existing water right
  • Mitigation for a water right
  • Acquisition of storage