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Summit Services | Water Rights

In the West, we know the lifeblood of the Great Basin's arid landscape is the ebb and flow of water. There is nothing more important to our communities within intermountain West than the myriad issues surrounding water rights. The Water Rights team at Summit is prepared to handle all aspects of Nevada Water Law. We have the experience to represent our client's interests as a liaison with all pertinent agencies, including the Nevada State Engineer's Office, Washoe County Water Resources, the Truckee Meadows Water Authority, the cities of Reno and Sparks, and all municipalities within the state. Water Rights are a fundamental part of development, recreation, mining and ranching. Our skilled and well-established staff has the ability to determine the water resource requirements and acquisition necessary to support any project.


Water Rights Services Provided:
  • Title Abstracts and Summaries
  • Adjudication Process
  • Reports of Conveyance
  • Research Title for Ownership
  • Appropriations and Applications to Change
  • Coordination with Governing Agencies
  • Certification Process
  • Consulting for developers, mining interests, golf courses and ranching
  • Adjudication Process
  • Research and Determination of Vested Groundwater Rights
  • Research Historical Data and Required Mapping
  • Mapping
  • Support Maps required by Nevada Division of Water Resources
  • Cultural Maps for Filing Proofs of Beneficial Use
  • Spreadsheets
  • Water Demands
    • Municipal
    • Commercial
    • Industrial
    • Farming
    • Ranching
    • Compliance Maintenance

If we can add value to your next project, please contact Summit Engineering at (775) 747-8550 in Reno or (775) 738-8058 in Elko. We welcome the opportunity to work with you and your team.