• Water Quality

    We represent our clients in identifying and resolving water quality issues that may impact their water rights and operations.

    Water Quality
  • Public and Private Lands

    We assist our clients in connection with the ownership, permitting, use, and development of public and private lands.

    Public and Private Lands
  • Water Rights

    We have spent decades assisting governmental, for-profit and nonprofit entities and individual landowners in securing and protecting their water rights.

    Water Rights

Petros & White, llc Water Rights | Water Quality | Public Lands

Petros & White, LLC focuses its law practice on transactions and litigation involving water rights and water quality in Colorado and Wyoming.  We also represent our clients in connection with the use of public lands, private land easements, boundaries, and litigation, and water-related issues involving land use and mined land reclamation.

We advise clients on a broad range of surface and ground water matters, including:

  •  Strategic planning;
  • Water right analyses;
  • Adjudication and administration of new water rights, changes of water rights, groundwater determinations, exchanges, and augmentation plans;
  • Purchase and sale of water and water rights;
  • Permitting, environmental reviews, and construction of water facilities;
  • Preparation of water use agreements, carriage agreements, easements and covenants; and
  • Drafting and review of proposed regulations and legislation.

Our public lands and water/land use practice includes the full spectrum of permit applications, conservation easements, rights of way, and land exchanges, as well as administrative proceedings and litigation in state and federal courts.  We have considerable experience in the application of state and local land use, water quality, wetland and environmental regulations to water and other projects.

We also assist our clients with private land use transactions and disputes, including easements for road access and water facilities, conservation easements, and boundary adjustments.

The principals of Petros & White, LLC formed the firm on March 1, 1996 after practicing in large Colorado and national law firms.  We have represented most of our clients for many years and obtain great satisfaction in such long-term relationships.  Our clients have included municipalities, counties, special districts, ditch companies, ranchers and other individual land and water right owners, non-profit organizations, ski areas, mining companies, real estate developers and other commercial entities.

The firm is committed to environmental sustainability and has adopted an Environmental Sustainability Mission Statement to that effect.