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Montana Natural Resource
A program of Montana State Library, NRIS makes information on Montana's
natural resources easily accessible via the internet. These are some
of the water resources:
Water Information (NRIS Map Options)
Quick Index to Interactive Applications
GIS provides maps, map data, analytical services, and technical
assistance for the growing number of users of computerized mapping
programs. (NRIS division)
Create custom maps with this database that includes all waterbodies
appearing in DEQ's Assessment Database. (NRIS division)
Ground Water Maps - Wells, etc.
Create custom maps. (NRIS division)
A starting point for locating water resources information in Montana,
such as data on surface water, groundwater, water quality, riparian
areas, water rights, climate data and more. (NRIS division)
Fisheries Information System
Search MFISH by specific waterbody
or fish species
Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) - Water Quality
Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Ground-Water Information Center - Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology
MBMG is the central repository for information on the ground-water
resources of Montana. The data include well-completion reports from
drillers, measurements of well performance and water quality based
on site visits, water-level measurements at various wells for periods
of up to 40 years, and water-quality reports for thousands of samples.
- Department Of Natural Resources and Conservation, Water Resources
"Providing the most benefit, through the best use, of the
state's water resources for the people of Montana."
Site developed, designed, and administered by the Montana University
System Water Center, Montana State University -- Bozeman.
Geological Survey - Montana Water Resources
Information on the occurrence, quantity, quality, and movement of surface water
and ground water in Montana and adjacent areas.
Program - Total Daily Maximum Load
Environmental Protection Agency site - Click on your watershed
for more detailed information on section 303(d) waters.
USGS chemical, biological, and physical water quality data
Water Page - U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA)
- Watershed Home Page
Includes info about a strategy that has as a premise that many
water quality and ecosystem problems are best solved at the watershed
level rather than at the individual waterbody or discharger level.
- Locate Your Watershed / Surf Your Watershed
Search with name of a city, river, school, county,
or state, etc.
- Index of Watershed Indicators
for protecting and restoring water resources
Cooperative venture of the Pacific Northwest's fish and wildlife
agencies and tribes.
With offices in Portland, Washington DC and Helena. River Network
is a national, nonprofit, non-membership organization whose mission
is to build effective local organizations for river protection throughout
the United States. MRA is a River Network partner.
A national organization watching the federal government and networking
throughout the nation. CWN is an alliance of more than 1,000 organizations
that endorse its platform paper, the National Agenda for Clean Water,
which outlines the need for strong clean water safeguards to protect
human health and the environment. MRA is a member of Clean Water Network.
Earthjustice also has an interest in keeping Montana water unpolluted and freeflowing
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