Water Policy Interim Committee

Water Committee Launches Exempt Groundwater Wells Study

Committee: Water Policy Interim Committee
Author: Jason Mohr
Posted on October 2, 2017

The legal landscape facing the use of exempt groundwater wells has changed over the last 3 years, and the Water Policy Interim Committee plans to survey the new playing field.

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Water Committee to Take Another Look at Exempt Wells

Committee: Water Policy Interim Committee
Author: Jason Mohr
Posted on August 10, 2017

Exempt ground water wells and water rights changes emerged as the focus of the 2017-2018 Water Policy Interim Committee. WPIC met on July 31-Aug. 1 and developed a work plan for the next 13 months, including formal study of these two issues.

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Water Committee Plans Water Tour of Helena Valley

Committee: Water Policy Interim Committee
Author: Jason Mohr
Posted on July 21, 2017

The Water Policy Interim Committee will set a plan of action for the 2017-2018 interim during its upcoming July 31-Aug. 1 meeting. Staff and various agencies will also lead the committee on a tour of three Helena-area sites to introduce a broad array of water issues, including irrigation, aquifers, water rights, stream restoration, and pollution discharge permitting.

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