Water rights can be important and very valuable property rights in Colorado. Garfield & Hecht, P.C. has an experienced team of attorneys with the knowledge and skills to handle all manner of water rights and related issues. From water right adjudications in Colorado’s unique water court system and ditch easements and disputes, to transactional matters including water rights due diligence conveyancing, groundwater well permitting, and water supply contracting. Our water rights team has the experience to handle any water right transaction or dispute. Focused on the western slope of Colorado, our attorneys have adjudicated water rights cases in Water Division Nos. 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7, covering the Rio Grande, Gunnison, Colorado, White/Yampa, and San Juan/Dolores River basins.
The firm’s water rights practice is diverse, consisting of both public-entity and private clients. In addition to individual homeowners, ranchers and farmers, and homeowner associations, Garfield & Hecht also represents numerous local governments regarding their water right needs, including the Town of Eagle, City of Craig, Town of Hayden, Town of Palisade, and the Mid Valley Metropolitan District, among others.
For more information about our water rights practice or for assistance with your water-related matter, contact in our Glenwood Springs office at 420 Seventh Street, Suite 100 Glenwood Springs, CO 81611, David H. McConaughy at 970-947-1936 and ; Nicole Garrimone-Campagna at 970-947-1936 and ; or Mary Elizabeth Geiger at 970-947-1936 and .