Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

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9 Months Ended
May 31, 2016
Jul. 06, 2016
Document And Entity Information    
Entity Registrant Name PURE CYCLE CORP  
Document Type 10-Q  
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 Accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   23,754,098
Document Period End Date May 31, 2016  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3