Water Measurement Program

The Water Measurement Program provides technical information and/or water measurement requirements regarding diversion from streams where chronic dewatering has caused water use disputes or severe dewatering impacts.

A Montana Flume on Mill Creek - photo by Dave Amman

Program Background

Grant Application for Water Measurement or Water Controlling Devices (Headgates)

Current and Continuing Projects
Jefferson River Basin
Big Hole River Basin
Georgetown Lake
Prickly Pear Creek
Musselshell River
Mill Creek
Rock Creek
Burnt Fork Creek

Rules and Regulation
Administrative Rules

Program Statutes
Department Powers and Duties
Chronically Dewatered Watercourse

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Dept. of Natural Resources & Conservation
1625 Eleventh Ave.
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-2074
Fax: (406) 444-2684