Montana lawmakers specializing in water policy will continue their work on the Water Court's future. The Water Policy Interim Committee will discuss the court and other topics in three, 2-hour zoom sessions held May 18-19.
Revisions to state law may be necessary to handle an avalanche of late water rights claims within the decades-long adjudication of historic water rights, according to a proposal in front of the Water Policy Interim Committee.
The Geocodes Working Group will meet May 1, May 6, and May 13.
The Geocodes Working Group meets at 10 a.m. April 15 to consider a framework for improving ownership updates within the state's water rights database.
The Legislature's water committee will consider altering weather modification laws, perhaps leading to the first changes in 28 years. Also at its March 9-10 meeting, the Water Policy Interim Committee moved ahead on a study of the future of the Montana Water Court.
The Legislative News.