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Water Law

Dwyer Law Office - water law

Dwyer Law Office has established itself as a leader in water law in the state of North Dakota. With over 40 years of experience in virtually every aspect of water law, our firm is able to quickly and effectively advise on all water issues. Our team has gained unique experience in water law through involvement in legislation, regulatory matters, development, and litigation.

Private Water Disputes

Significant knowledge and experience in state statutes, government regulations, and civil procedure are needed to be successful in a private water disputes. Our firm regularly represents and advises private sector clients on a wide variety of water law matters including permit applications and objections; drainage disputes; flooding; and eminent domain, easement, and right-of-way actions.

Water Resource Development

Identifying, analyzing, and implementing a water resource plan to meet anticipated needs is a daunting task. Involving water counsel early in the development process ensures that all aspects of a project proceed to completion in an integrated and timely manner. Our firm works with land use planning teams, engineering consultants, and project finance teams in planning and development of the water resources necessary for a viable project.

Local Government Representation

Advising political subdivisions requires an understanding of state statutes, open meetings and records laws, and federal laws regulating water. Our firm assists governments and authorities in developing, financing, and phasing of water and wastewater infrastructure so as to maximize efficiencies and revenues while following the proper procedures mandated by law.

Association Management

Dwyer Law Office serves as the home office and staff for several state and regional nonprofit associations. Primary managerial services include meeting facilitation and strategic planning, communication support, government and media relations, financial services, daily and fiscal management, secretarial support, and board support.