Transferring a Water Right
A water right transfer is a change to a water right's point of diversion*, place of use*, period of use*, and/or nature of use* . To request a water right transfer, use the steps below (applicable to most cases) and submit the application and supporting documentation to IDWR.
*For definition of terms, mouseover underlined text.
What is a Change of Ownership?
New owners of established water rights must notify IDWR of the change in water right ownership.
Transfer and Instructions
Standard Irrigation Seasons
Use these maps to determine the standard irrigation season for your area:
Standard Field Headgate Requirements
Use these maps to determine the standard field headgate volume (acre-feet per acre) for irrigation water use in your area: