What we do


MISSION

 

With competing needs for irrigation, livestock, wildlife, energy development, electricity, and potable sources for human consumption, we need innovative solutions to help maintain healthy watersheds and protect our groundwater resources. The Montana Water Center is helping to identify, support, and disseminate these solutions. 


Montana State University students hiking to the Lee Metcalf Wilderness Area near Big Sky, MT

Montana State University students hiking to the Lee Metcalf Wilderness Area near Big Sky, MT


goals

 

Supporting water-related research

Sponsoring university, faculty, and student-led investigations across the state

 

Providing Education & training

Empowering Montana's water leaders and securing our most valuable freshwater resources 

 

PROMOTING INTER-AGENCY COOPERATION & COMMUNICATION

Bridging the gap between citizens and scientists by strengthening water-resource literacy


Water is the lifeblood of Montana. We depend on it to produce our food, to power and supply our homes, to fuel our industries, and to sustain the wildlife and natural ecosystems that we cherish.

Statewide Engagement

 

HIGHLIGHTING WATER News

Promoting science and highlighting water-related news, policy, and research accross Montana

 

sponsoring montana's american water resources association

Supporting a common meeting ground for water scientists, stakeholders, and citizens

 

supporting water-resource leadershiP, stewardship, Education    

Providing resources, tools, and education to all water users through the Montana Watercourse, our organization's outreach and education arm