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DNRC to Convene First Stakeholder Working Group Meetings of the Comprehensive Water Review; Launches Dedicated Website

New demands for water across Montana have highlighted the flaws of the existing water administration and management system.

With support from the governor’s office and executive branch feedback, the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation is leading a comprehensive review of water management and administration as part of the Governor Greg Gianforte’s Montana Comeback Plan and Red Tape Relief initiative.

“After almost 50 years of piecemeal adjustments to the Water Use Act, we believe it is time to review our current water administration and management so we can meet the water needs of...