Certified Water Right Examiners
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In Idaho, private certified water right examiners can be used to file beneficial use field reports on behalf of permit holders. A beneficial use field report can be prepared by a department appointed examiner and is required after proof of beneficial use is submitted to the department. When an examination is conducted by a certified water right examiner it must accompany the proof of beneficial use.
Become an Examiner
Certified water right examiners must be either a licensed professional engineer or a geologist who is registered in the state of Idaho. Only IDWR approved certified examiner can file Beneficial Use Field Reports.
Interested in becoming a certified Idaho Water Right Examiner? Complete our Certified Water Rights Examiner Application and file it with the department with the application fee. You may want to contact a local office or read the rules and statutes that govern an examiner.