Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

Document And Entity Information (USD $)
12 Months Ended
Aug. 31, 2013
Nov. 20, 2013
Feb. 28, 2013
Document And Entity Information      
Entity Registrant Name PURE CYCLE CORP    
Document Type 10-K    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --08-31    
Amendment Flag false    
Entity Central Index Key 0000276720    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   24,037,598  
Entity Public Float     $ 69,447,594
Document Period End Date Aug. 31, 2013    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2013    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY