Water Rights And Resources

Owners of waterfront property enjoy special rights in adjacent lakes or streams—rights that often account for a substantial percentage of the property’s value. Wheeler’s water law team has represented scores of riparian property owners to ensure the protection of these rights including obtaining necessary permits to place piers, taking action to protect shoreland, and helping to ensure that neighboring property uses do not put your property at risk. . Because of its wealth of water resources, Wisconsin’s navigable waters law is well-developed but also perennially subject to legislative changes.

The water law attorneys of Wheeler Van Sickle & Anderson, S.C. maintain the in-depth current knowledge, contacts and experience at both the state and local level to advise and successfully represent your interests, whether you are filing a permit application, appearing in administrative agency contested case proceedings, considering a judicial appeal, or require a legislative solution.


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