Peter Nichols practices water law, water quality law, environmental law, and land and water conservation law at Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti LLP. In addition to water law and water quality issues, he has expertise in the federal Clean Water Act and water rights, conservation easements involving water rights, and the temporary use of agricultural irrigation water rights to meet municipal needs.
He serves as special counsel to the Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District on water and agricultural conservation, and as special counsel to the Lower Arkansas Valley Super Ditch Co., Inc., on water leasing for municipal use. He formerly served as general counsel to the Upper Black Squirrel Creek Ground Water Management District.
He has also handled water rights and environmental matters for numerous municipalities, energy companies, mining companies, as well as individual farmers and ranchers, among others.