Realtors are encouraged to begin researching Water Right information for property(ies) involved in real estate transactions as soon as possible. To that end, there are several methods that can be used to determine whether a piece of property has a water right. The appropriate method depends on the information you have. The Department has developed step-by-step instructions to help utilize the water right mapping page. To access the most common methods for determining whether a piece of property has a water right, click here.
DISCLAIMER: The information reflected in the Water Right Mapping page is derived by interpretations of paper records. Please refer to the actual water right record for the details on any water right. Care was taken in the creation of the data but is provided “as is”. The Water Resources Department cannot accept any responsibility for errors, omission, or accuracy of the information. There are no warranties, expressed or implied, including the warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, accompanying this information. However, notification of any errors is appreciated by the Department.