Montana State Legislature

Meeting Information

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Meeting Details:

Subcommittee on Water Rights Database

November 28, 2023

Room 172, Capitol building

Watch Meeting

Upcoming Meeting Dates:

January 16-17

March 19-20

May 14-15

July TBD

September 10-11

Meeting Materials

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November 28, 2023

Subcommittee on Water Rights Information System


Memo from presiding officer

DNRC presentation on WRIS (Oct. 2023)



Study of Water Storage

  • Water Storage in Montana Governors Report (2023, Governors Office)
  • Montana State Water Plan & Drought Plan Water Storage Information Sheet (2023, DNRC)
  • Pages related to water storage from Montana State Water Plan (2015, DNRC)

Weather Modification Feasibility Study

British Columbia and Water Quality in the Elk-Kootenay/ia watershed

  • British Columbia environment ministry letter to Montana DEQ (Aug., 2023)

Update on SB 358: Repeal numeric nutrient standards for water quality (2021)

Administrative Rule Review

Water Rights Adjudication Update

Background Presentations for HB520

Policies Related to Water Commissioners

Administrative Matters

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