Upcoming Deadlines

  • Upper Musselshell (40A) objection deadline: March 5, 2018
  • Lower Musselshell (40C) objection deadline: March 5, 2018
  • Frenchman Creek (40L)objection deadline: April 24, 2018
  • Exempt stock and domestic claim filing deadline: June 30, 2019

Standard Reports

Ponderosa Advisors is the only consulting firm that provides you with a preliminary look at your water rights for a flat rate. Then, you can decide if you have all the information you need, or you want us to continue the project on an hourly basis.

Water Rights Index

The Ponderosa Water Rights Index Product provides a simple, yet comprehensive view of key elements of your water rights. It includes a comprehensive spreadsheet, as well as a Water Right Abstract and Water Sage Detail Report for each water right. Water Rights Indices may be customized based on water right ownership, source, or any other element that best serves your purpose.

Summary Due Diligence Report

Learn about the water rights before you list, sell, or buy property. The Summary Due Diligence Report includes the Ponderosa Water Rights Index, water right abstracts, Water Sage Detail Reports, and a Water Sage map of the points of diversion, places of use and land parcel boundaries, as well as a short discussion of potential issues such as unauthorized water use, co- ownership of water rights or issue remarks. A phone conference to discuss the report for up to one hour is included in the price.

Preliminary Water Rights Report

The Preliminary Water Rights Report provides you with an introduction to Montana water rights, a review of the elements and authorized use of your water rights, and a discussion of issue remarks or potential issues that may arise. The report includes the Ponderosa Water Rights Index, water right abstracts, Water Sage Detail Reports, and a Water Sage map of the points of diversion, places of use and land parcel boundaries and a phone conference to discuss the report.