WestWater Research

We Understand the Value of Water

WestWater Research is an economic firm specializing in water market research, pricing, advisory, and trading. We are experts in the services we provide.

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Transaction Advisory

We navigate high-valued assets through an information-driven process to achieve a successful transaction.

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Valuation & Appraisals

We are nationally recognized for our expertise in water right appraisals and have helped define the standards in many of the western states.

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Economic & Market Analysis

We ensure clients are well informed on current water resource economics, trading activity, as well as regulatory and policy changes that influence water supply and demand.

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National Reach & Regional Expertise

WestWater Research is the leading economic consulting firm in pricing, valuation, and transaction advisory services for water rights and water resource development. Our clients rely on our expertise to make sound water resource management and financial decisions when water demands increasingly outpace available supplies. Our reputation as the leading valuation and transaction advisory firm in the water resources sector has been earned by over $1.5 billion in water deals.

WestWater works across the country with five regional offices to provide market intelligence, valuation, transaction advisory, strategic planning, and asset management services relating to water rights and water resources. We are known for our rigorous analysis, and information-driven water rights investment strategy formulation and execution.

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Waterlitix™ Powers the Nasdaq-Veles Water Index

WestWater Research’s proprietary database, Waterlitix™, is the largest and most comprehensive pricing source for water transactions. Backed by over thirty years of research and data collection through Waterlitix™, we keep our clients ahead of the curve with accurate information on market performance and trends.

Through Waterlitix™, WestWater is the exclusive data provider for the Nasdaq-Veles California Water Index (NQH2O), which tracks the spot price for California water entitlements.

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California Water Index

NQH2O 791.97
8.03 1.02%
Last Updated: 04/14/2021

Experience in Action

Webinar: Environmental Water Transfers and Valuations in California

Governments and NGOs are increasingly interested in using market-based approaches to acquire water supplies for the environment. While approaches range...

California Water Project Allocations Drop; Nasdaq Veles California Water Index (NQH2O) and Futures Jump Nearly 30%

On Tuesday, California’s Department of Water Resources made a decision that will impact 27 million state residents and 750,000 acres...

WATCH – California Ag Land and Water Market Outlook: The Decade Ahead (Recording)

Thank you to all who joined us on March 3rd for our most recent Webinar, featuring a conversation with some...