Water Rights Analysis, Advice, & Due Diligence
RCI is frequently called upon to serve clients investigating the purchase or transfer of water rights. Analyzing the status, condition, and history of water rights helps clients with their due diligence needs for acquiring or selling water, as well as land with apparent water rights.
Water Right Applications & Proofs
RCI routinely prepares water right Applications to Appropriate, Applications to Change, Proofs Under Claims of Vested Rights and the supporting maps required to complete them. Our firm is experienced in all aspects of the process and is familiar with the requirements of the Division of Water Resources
Vested Water Rights
Vested water rights are a frequent area of service by RCI to our water right clients. The preparations, filing, and processing of claims of vested rights is complex and lengthy. RCI is also experienced in the process of the adjudication of vested water rights through the Division of Water Resources and the District Courts.
Water Right Title Evaluation & Transfers
Review and analysis of water title is a specialty area of expertise offered by RCI. Water title review can be complex and as a result RCI frequently provides water title evaluation services to title companies and attorneys.
Water transfers through the State Engineer’s office are regular services provided to RCI clients through the prescribed Report of Conveyance process.
Water Rights Permit Maintenance and Support
The maintenance and administration to keep water rights current and in good standing, is a significant part of RCI’s professional water right services. From clients with a single water permit, to major water right leaders with over a hundred permits, RCI maintains the rights of all types of clients in all parts of Nevada.
Water Use Plans and Analysis
Water use plans are another area of water expertise offered by RCI. From the development of plans for proposed projects and project needs, to the maintaining of actual usage and reporting of usage under approved plans, RCI provides complete services for meeting permit terms and regulatory requirements.
Regional Water Plans
Regional water planning has been a long-term area of expertise and client service offered by RCI. Water planning for Counties and water systems, as well as planning, and execution of water rights changes and administration to support regional water planning is an area where RCI is very experienced.