Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - shares
6 Months Ended
Feb. 28, 2022
Apr. 07, 2022
Cover [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Transition Report false  
Document Period End Date Feb. 28, 2022  
Entity File Number 000-08814  
Entity Registrant Name PURE CYCLE CORPORATION  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code CO  
Entity Tax Identification Number 84-0705083  
Entity Address, Address Line One 34501 E. Quincy Avenue, Bldg. 34  
Entity Address, City or Town Watkins  
Entity Address, State or Province CO  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 80137  
City Area Code 303  
Local Phone Number 292 – 3456  
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock 1/3 of $.01 par value  
Trading Symbol PCYO  
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   23,958,522
Entity Central Index Key 0000276720  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --08-31  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2022  
Amendment Flag false