Adrian & Pankratz, P.A. announces the launch of its new water law blog! The blog can be found at the following link: www.kswaterlaw.com. The blog will feature articles on important topics and current events involving water law and water rights. The blog will also include links to various resources germane to water law. The authors of the blog, Tom Adrian and Dave Stucky, are both partners at Adrian & Pankratz, P.A.
This article provides a summary of the basic classifications of watercourses for the purpose of determining which types of regulations apply. Originally published in the March 2015, Vol. 84, No. 3 issue of The Journal of the Kansas Bar Association. Download the article here.
Last year many parts of Kansas experienced the worst drought on record. Consequently, much attention was given to shortages of water. As the draught continues for much of Kansas, we thought it would be beneficial to share this article we published in the Journal of the Kansas Association for Justice last year. Download the article here.
On January 27, 2013, Tom Adrian and Dave Stucky presented regarding water law at a conference held in Winter Park, Colorado and hosted by the Southwest Kansas Bar Association. The conference was actually a two-day event and Adrian and Stucky were the keynote speakers the second day. The presentation covered a wide range of topics including the historical development of Kansas water law, water ownership disputes, acquiring water rights, changes to water rights, disputes arising from surface water runoff, stream regulation and recent Kansas legislative […]
Tom Adrian and Dave Stucky recently were asked to present to other lawyers at the Kansas Bar Association’s Recreational Law CLE. The title of the presentation was “The Sportsman’s Legal Guide to Recreational Water Uses.” As suggested by the title, Adrian and Stucky covered a range of topics on this subject matter such as the nature of a recreational use as a recognized category when applying for a water right, how and when to apply for the appropriate permit(s) when constructing a pond and river […]