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Water Policy Interim Committee

WPIC Meetings

Revised meeting schedule

September 8 and 9, 2010
  • Audio Guide: "Water World"
  • Agenda
  • September 8, 2010 minutes - Audio - Video
  • September 9, 2010 minutes - Audio - Video
  • Adjudication progress report -- DNRC and the Water Court
  • Committee rules for advancing legislation
  • Proposed Legislation
  • Boiling it Down, A study of water policy in Montana, draft WPIC report
  • Public comment on draft report and legislation (added as received)
  • DNRC enforcement spreadsheet
  • Exempt well declaratory ruling
  • Photos of the Ground Water Investigation Program demonstration

    July 26 and 27, 2010
  • Audio Guide: "Water World"
  • Agenda
  • July 26, 2010 minutes - Audio - Video
  • July 27, 2010 minutes - Audio - Video
  • Adjudication progress report -- DNRC and the Water Court
  • Water adjudication audit report from the Legislative Audition Division
  • Letter to Governor from WPIC
  • Update on Clark Fork Task Force
  • Revised work plan
  • Followup on Navigability for Title Test
  • Boiling it Down, A study of water policy in Montana, draft WPIC report
  • Missouri River cottonwood regeneration
  • Proposed Revisions to Section 85-2-125, MCA (LC 9999 memo)
  • Proposed Legislation

    May 11 and 12, 2010
  • Audio Guide: "Water World"
  • Agenda
  • May 11, 2010 minutes - Audio - Video
  • May 12, 2010 minutes- Audio - Video
  • Adjudication progress report -- DNRC and Water Court
  • Discussion draft bill for water marketing (revised)
  • Photos of the North Hills tour
  • Menu of options for mitigation, exempt wells, and wastewater management
  • Legal opinion on the budget process
  • Letter to the governor regarding continued funding for the Ground Water Investigation Program

    April 16, 2010: Exempt Well and Mitigation Work Group
  • Agenda
  • April 16, 2010 minutes - Audio
  • Discussion draft bill for water marketing
  • Menu of options for mitigation, exempt wells, and wastewater management

    March 10 and 11, 2010
  • Audio Guide: "Water World"
  • Agenda
  • March 10, 2010 minutes - Audio - Video
  • March 11, 2010 minutes - Audio - Video
  • Letter opposing Clean Water Restoration Act
  • Letter requesting delay of the implementation of the Flood Map Modernization Program
  • The times, they are a-changin': An overview of changes in appropriation rights and water marketing
  • Menu of options for mitigation, exempt wells, and wastewater management
  • House Bill No. 575 (2009) summary
  • The Nature of a Water Right and Implications for Enforcement
  • Water Leasing Study, FWP
  • Adjudication progress report -- DNRC and Water Court
  • Revised workplan

    January 13 and 14, 2010
  • Audio Guide: "Water World"
  • Agenda
  • January 13, 2010 minutes - Audio - Video
  • January 14, 2010 minutes - Audio - Video
  • Drilling Down: An overview of exempt well issues
  • Coal Bed Methane Water: An overview of water right issues
  • 2002 EQC report on CBM and water policy
  • CBM water information -- Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology
  • Adjudication progress report -- DNRC and Water Court

    September 21, 2009
  • Audio Guide: "Water World"
  • Agenda
  • September 21, 2009 minutes - Audio - Video
  • Photos of "How Water Works" demonstrations
  • A Guide to Montana Water Quality Regulation (2009)
  • WPIC rules adopted at the July meeting
  • House Bill No. 52
  • Governor's amendment of HB 52
  • Legal opinion on the budget process
  • Draft work plan decision matrix
  • Draft work plan
  • Overview of the evolution of water law in Montana and the West
  • List of water related studies produced by government agencies
  • Legal opinion on the term navigable waters
  • Letter to the DNRC from the WPIC
  • Adjudication progress report -- Water Court
  • Adjudication progress report -- DNRC
  • An applicant's view of permitting, Ross Miller

    July 9, 2009
  • Audio Guide: "Water World"
  • Agenda
  • July 9, 2009 minutes - Audio
  • Rules and Procedures
  • Results of issue priority survey
  • Memo about issue priority worksheet
  • Issue priority worksheet
  • 2009 water legislation
  • Water policy history
  • Water - Montana's Treasure
  • Water Rights in Montana
  • A Guide to Montana Water Quality Regulation (2008)

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