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WestWater Research (WWR) is the premier advisory firm in the water rights industry. WWR specializes in water transaction advisory services, water investment and marketing services, water valuation, and water resource economics. Over the last ten years, WestWater has forged new approaches to water markets through the development of innovative contracting solutions, unique marketing approaches, and in-depth water trading analyses. WestWater Research maintains the largest, high quality database of water right transactions covering the western U.S. to assist private and public sector clients in making well-informed decisions. WestWater is the market leader in the water rights industry.


Central Arizona’s Market for Long-Term Storage Credits
See WestWater’s most recent report and analysis of the current and future LTSC market in Central Arizona.
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Reducing Golf Course Water Costs
Is your golf course paying too much for water supplies? WestWater Research comments in Golf Course Industry magazine on ways to manage golf club water
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WestWater’s spot market forecast in the news.
Circle of Blue reports on WestWater’s 2013 projections for prices and trading in California’s water market.
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As California Dries Out, the Water Market Heats Up
Prices and trading on the spot market for water in California are projected to rise this year.
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Water Rights Price Determination and Efficiency in Rio Grande Basin
WestWater's Matt Payne writes an article, posted on Taylor & Francis website, exploring the water right market in New Mexico's Rio Grande Basin.
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Water Vital to Golf Course Development
WestWater Research teams up with Henry Delozier to understand the pivotal influence of water within the golf course market.
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The Wet Water Market
In the August edition of American Water Intelligence, WestWater Research analyzes the performance of Two Rivers Water Company in Colorado.
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WRPIx 2011 Update
WestWater Research has updated its Water Rights Price Index for 2011. Check out our blog to find out more by clicking the link below.
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Major water rights market developments in 2011
WestWater discusses influential events by region that have shaped water markets for 2011 in the February edition of American Water Intelligence.
One if by land - The british water markets are coming
In May's edition of American Water Intelligence, we explore the possibility of a water market developing in Britain.
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The Global Market for Water Trading
IMPACT September issue discusses specific water markets across the globe. The issue is edited by WWR's Skye Root with an article by WWR's Matt Payne.
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Yakima River Basin - A Market Solution
WestWater Princiapl Harry Seely discusses water rights transfers, water storage and market development in the Yakima River Basin.
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Opportunities in the Emerging Environmental Water Market
Environmental water markets are growing in the western US along with demand for instream flows. Read more in June's American Water Intelligence magaz
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WestWater announces the opening of its Southwest Office.
WestWater announces the opening of its office in Phoenix, AZ, in May 2011. Matt Payne will be lead Associate there, providing additional support for
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The Wet Water Market: Is Water the Next Oil?
The North American Water And Power Alliance (NAWAPA) is perhaps the most outlandish water development scheme in the past 50 years. In April's America
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New Performance Indicator in Western Water Rights
WestWater has developed the first-ever price index for water rights in the western US. Read more in February's American Water Intelligence.
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The Wet Water Market: A Tale of Three Cities
Want to know where to investment in raw water assets and water supply projects? Read more in November 2010's American Water Intelligence.
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American Economic Review Article on Irrigation
WestWater's data is referenced in this article by Libecap about reallocation of water rights through market mechanism.
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The Wet Water Market: A Focus on the Front Range
Cities and investors are going toe to toe in a race to supply water to Colorado's thirsty Front Range. Read more in January's American Water Intellige
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An Integrated Assessment of Water Markets: Australia, Chile, China, South Africa and the USA
Clay Landry co-authors a paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research.
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Water & Energy 2013: Looking Beyond the Shales
A strategic perspective on water sourcing & management for industry, energy & growth.
September 25-26, 2013 - The Houstonian, Houston,Texas
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Drew LaFiandra at the 2013 AWRA Annual Water Resources Conference
WestWater's lead analyst for the Southwest region, Drew LaFiandra, will be presenting his report, Tapping Toilets: Emerging Markets for Effluent in th
November 5, 2013 - Portland, Oregon
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Matthew Payne at the 21st Annual Arizona Water Law Conference
WestWater's Matthew Payne will be leading a panel discussion focused on Meeting Arizona's Water Needs: the emergence of water reallocation and trading
August 9, 2013 - Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa
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Harry Seely at State Trust Land Asset Management Research Roundtable
WestWater's Harry Seely will be speaking at the roundtable about Water Resources on State Trust Lands next Tuesday.
4/30/2013 to 5/1/2013 - Salt Lake City, UT
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Clay Landry at 2nd Annual Tribal Water Law Conference
WestWater's Managing Director Clay Landry will be speaking about the topic of Tribal Water Marketing: how it works and what it means for tribes.
May 2-3, 2013 - Las Vegas, NV
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Water and Energy: Supply and Demand Management Strategies
Our conference will focus on sourcing, treating, delivering & reusing water supplies in the energy industry. Innovative ideas. Dynamic conversations.
October 4-5, 2012 - Houstonian Hotel, Houston, Texas
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The Water Resources Investor Event
Gain valuable insights from experts, unlock opportunities in the water market, unparalleled networking.
April 12-13, 2012 - Bacara Resort, Santa Barbara, California
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2012 Spring AG Outlook Conference
Water & Agriculture Education Tour. Farm Management - Agricultural Consulting Seminar
March 28-30, 2012 - Visalia Marriott, Visalia, California
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Water Resource Development Event - Southwest
WestWater & AWI are producing Water Rights & Trading summits to create premier forums for idea exchange.
February 2-3, 2012 - Montelucia Resort, Scottsdale, Arizona
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From Vision to Reality - Enhancing the Lower Boise River - a conference
Brought to you by Idaho Rivers United, WestWater is a sponsor of this conference supporting the Boise River.
October 18, 2011 - Washington Group Plaza - Boise, ID
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