Montana Water Center presents at the Montana Governor's Drought and Water Supply Committee Meeting

The Montana Water Center recently updated the governor's drought committee on the Montana Climate Assessment (MCA), scheduled to be released in 2017.  The presentation gave the committee a first look at projected future climate trends and how they may influence water supply in the state.  This meeting was held in the context of updating Montana's drought response plan.  Updates to the existing plan can be viewed here and will be available for public comment until Dec. 1, 2016. 


Water Center leads a 'Water Sector Report' for MT Climate Assessment

The Montana Water Center is leading a ‘Water Sector’ report for a new collaborative statewide Montana Climate Assessment. Our overarching goal is to provide objective information about the influence of climate on water supply, quality, and management in Montana. Our water team is now assembled and we’ll be posting some updates here as we move forward.  You can also learn more about the broader effort, as well as the other sectors (climate, forestry, agriculture) at:  Stay tuned!