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Transfers

What is a Transfer?

A water right transfer is a permanent or long-term change to a water right’s point of diversionplace of useperiod of use, and/or nature of use.

To request a water right transfer, use the steps on the File a Transfer Application page and submit the application with supporting documentation.

What is a Change of Ownership?

New owners of established water rights must notify IDWR of the change in water right ownership.

  • To notify IDWR of an ownership change without applying to change other elements of the right, use the Ownership change form.
  • To notify IDWR of an ownership change and apply to change another element of the water right, use the steps on the File a Transfer Application page and submit the application with supporting documentation.

What is a Water Supply Bank Rental?

The Water Supply Bank enables right holders to lease their unused water rights into the Bank. Leased water rights can be rented to individuals who do not have adequate water rights to meet their needs.

A Water Supply Bank rental essentially allows a short-term change to a water right’s point of diversionplace of useperiod of use, and/or nature of use.

To learn more about the Water Supply Bank and apply for a rental, visit the Water Supply Bank page.

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