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Water Rights

Water Rights Engineering

The importance of water is undeniable. Whether you’re an applicant or opponent of water plans, our water engineers have extensive experience successfully negotiating complex hydrologic issues with opposing parties and in providing expert testimony in court. Our experience doing technical consultation for hundreds of water rights acquisitions, transfers, and augmentation plans can help you achieve your goals and greater water security.


In February of 2014, TZA Water Engineers merged with Lamp Rynearson, a civil engineering, surveying, planning and consulting firm with over 175 employees. With a reputation throughout Colorado and the Midwest, TZA Water Engineers served the engineering needs of water users for decades. A strong level of technical expertise and the ability to provide cost-effective solutions were a few of TZA’s strengths and were mirror by Lamp Rynearson. The merger allowed both firms to expand the engineering services offered to clients.


With a reputation throughout Colorado and the Midwest, our professions have served the engineering needs of water users for decades. Explore the stories of how we have helped our clients.



Communities of all sizes trust us to help them plan, design, and construct successful water resources that serve generations to come.

Why? Our full range of services simplifies the process. Take a look at what we can do for you to bring your vision to life.

Justin Korkus, PE
Lakewood, CO


Transfer Strategy Development
Water Rights Appraisals
Historic Use Documentation
Augmentation Plans
Surface and Ground Water Modeling
Water Impact Evaluation
Innovative Impact Mitigation Strategies
Expert Testimony and Litigation Support
Quote 1 - Fuller

“We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.”

~ Thomas Fuller
Quote 2 - Sparks

“It is life, I think to, to watch the water. A man can learn so many things.”

~ Nicholas Sparks
Quote 3 - Da Vinci

“Water is the driving force of all this nature.”

~ Leonardo da Vinci
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