A Deep Look into Idaho’s Domestic Well Exemption, Annual Water Law CLE (In-Person and Webcast)

Event Details

A Deep Look into Idaho’s Domestic Well Exemption

Sponsored by the Idaho State Bar Water Law Section, Association of Idaho Cities, Idaho Rural Water Association and Idaho Water Users Association

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

9:30 am – 4:00 pm MT

University of Idaho, College of Law, Boise

501 W. Front St. Room 221 / Live Webcast

4.75 CLE credits – NAC Approved (pending)


$30 Members of Water Law Section

$50 Non-Members

$15 Non-Lawyer Industry Professional

FREE – Law Students


9:30 a.m.         Laying the Foundation: What is the “Domestic Exemption”

                             Shelley Keen, Idaho Department of Water Resources

10:00 a.m.       Perspectives on the Domestic Exemption

                             Moderator:  Candice M. McHugh, McHugh Bromley, PLLC


                             Thomas J. Budge, Racine Olson, PLLP

                             Christopher M. Bromley, McHugh Bromley, PLLC

                             Mathew Weaver, Idaho Department of Water Resources

                             Robert L. Harris, Holden, Kidwell, Hahn & Crapo, PLLC

                             Roy C. Bartholomay, USGS Idaho Water Science Center

11:45 a.m.      Lunch

1:00 p.m.        Survey of Domestic Exemptions in Western States

                             Norman M. Semanko, Parsons, Behle & Latimer

1:30 p.m.        Case Studies: Colorado & Utah – Legal and Administrative Issues Involved with Domestic Water Use and What

                       We Wished We Would Have Known

                            Sean Robison, Parsons, Behle & Latimer, Salt Lake City

                            Steven O. Sims, Brownstein Hyatt Farber and Schreck, Denver

3:00 p.m.        Small Group Discussions

3:30 pm.         Report Out and Wrap Up

4:00 p.m.        Program Concludes

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