Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Aug. 31, 2022
Nov. 11, 2022
Feb. 28, 2022
Cover Page      
Document Type 10-K    
Document Annual Report true    
Document Transition Report false    
Document Period End Date Aug. 31, 2022    
Entity File Number 0-8814    
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. 65, Suite A    
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 Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
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    
ICFR Auditor Attestation Flag false    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Public Float     $ 228,258,000
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   23,841,728  
Entity Central Index Key 0000276720    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --08-31    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2022    
Amendment Flag false    
Auditor Name Plante & Moran, PLLC    
Auditor Location Broomfield, CO    
Auditor Firm ID 166