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Colorado Wells

If you  are considering buying a Colorado property with a well or planning on drilling a well on a property please consult an attorney, one who specializes in water rights and permits. Water is a BIG deal in Colorado. Often banks and other lenders will not loan money on existing property if water isn’t available. A buyer should do his / her due diligence when it comes to an existing well. Consult the Colorado Division of Water Resources for more information 303 866-3581 Talk to a local well driller for information about specific areas. Well drillers are a wealth of … Click For More

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Colorado Water Rights

 REALTORS are continually being asked for property listings that “sit next to the river” ”have a stream or pond” “can  have a well dug” or other requests for water. Water is a BIG deal in Colorado. REALTORS are not lawyers. REALTORS  can look for and research property that has water. But if you find a property with ‘water’ you need to get a water attorney. Just because the water crosses your property you do not have the right to use it, divert it, borrow it, make a pond, water your animals or anything else to do with water until you … Click For More

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