Water Law

Water rights is one of the most complex and contentious areas of the law, particularly in the Western United States. We here at Ring Bender bring a wealth of both public and private sector experience in helping our clients navigate the complexities of water law. Our attorneys have worked on complex water cases throughout the west, including in California, Oregon, Washington and Idaho.

Due to our experiences with helping water users large and small, public and private, we are able to effectively aid our clients in all aspects of obtaining, marketing, and defending water rights. In addition, our extensive environmental and natural resource experience makes us uniquely qualified to address any complications that may arise from the intersections of water law with other regulatory requirements from the Endangered Species Act to the Clean Water Act.

We are prepared to assist you in any of your water law related needs including:

  • Applications
  • Permitting
  • Certification
  • Extensions of time
  • Water rights transfer
  • Contested case hearings and related litigation