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1539 Eleventh Ave. Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-2074 | Fax: (406) 444-2684
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Water Right Environmental Assessments


(PDF file links viewable with Acrobat Reader.)

The purpose of this website is to provide the public with information on environmental assessments of water right applications for permits and authorizations to change. 2-3-111, 2-3-301, 2-17-321, and 2-17-322 MCA.

The DNRC keeps environmental assessments (EAs) on the Internet for six months from the date when the EA was prepared. Any EA not viewable on the Internet after that date is available in hard copy for review through the DNRC Water Rights Bureau in Helena.

Comments to an environmental assessment may be sent to:

DNRC Water Resources Division
Water Rights Bureau
Attn: Millie Heffner
P.O. Box 201601
Helena, MT 59620-1601



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Beaverhead

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

41D 30104668

US Forest Service

Trapper Creek (41D, Big Hole Basin)

2017-05-01

41D 30104667

US Forest Service

Cherry Creek (Big Hole Watershed)

2017-04-25

Big Horn

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

43P 30110557

Theodore and Gladys Herman Trust and Ricky and Stephanie Downs

Groundwater

2017-06-27

42B 30110187

Spring Creek Coal LLC

Groundwater

2017-05-30

Blaine

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted
40J 30110555

Robert Munson

None

2017-07-12
40J 167183

Lorin Krass

Groundwater

2016-09-15
40J 30105878 Lorin Krass  Groundwater 2016-09-14
 40J 30104657

Lorin Krass

 Groundwater  2016-09-14

Broadwater

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

41I-30068767

Montana Ditch Company

Missouri River

2016-11-16

Carbon

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

Carter

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

Cascade

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

Chouteau

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

Custer

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

42K 30112844

Palisade Apartments

Yellowstone River

2017-09-15

42J 30111834

B Quarter Circle Ranch Inc

Powder River

08/31/17

Daniels

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted
       

Dawson

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

Deer Lodge

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

76G 30103778,  76G30103784, 76G 30103774, 76G30103776

Dry Cottonwood LLC

Dry Cottonwood Creek, Clark Fork River

2017-09-11

76G 30063746

US Forest Service

Warm Springs Creek (Clark Fork Watershed)

2017-06-16

Fallon

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

39FJ 30109703

Connor Beach

Groundwater

2017-04-05

Fergus

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

41S 30104658

JD STAUFFER, LLC

UNNAMED EPHEMERAL TRIBUTARY, JUDITH RIVER

2017-06-07

41S 30110066

Esther V Jenni, Donald F Jenni & Nancy L Jenni

Groundwater

2017-03-31
40B 30070712

Wilks Ranch Montana LTD

Durfee Creek

2016-05-19

Flathead

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

76LJ 30111162

Donna M. Larson & the Jerome E. Larson Testamentary Trust

Flathead Lake

2017-08-02

76LJ 30111088

Conservation Land Use, LLC

Groundwater

2017-06-23

76LJ 30111130

Leo W. Tracy

Whitefish Lake

2017-06-12

76LJ 30110935

Susan Lynn Wilson

Groundwater

2017-05-23

76LJ 30110482

Mary Baker-Johnson

Sunday Creek

2017-04-27

76LJ 30110615

Schock Family Trust

Flathead Lake

2017-04-21

76LJ 30109651

O'Farrell's Best Orchard, Inc and David & Kathleen O'Farrell

Flathead Lake

2017-04-11

76LJ 30109249

Fox Hill Utilities, LLC

Groundwater

2017-04-11

76LJ 30108615

Two Bear Properties of Whitefish, LLC

Groundwater

2017-04-05
76LJ-30102978 Montana Artesian Water Company Groundwater 2016-01-12

Gallatin

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

41F 30111168

Grant T. Evje

Groundwater

2017-06-29

41H 30104096

Big Sky County Water & Sewer Dist #363

West Fork of the West Gallatin River

2017-06-29

41F 30105914

Fairview Cemetery District

Groundwater

2017-01-27

43A 30104827

4 Diamond Ranch at Wallrock LLC

Unnamed Tributary of Wallrock Basin Creek

2016-11-09
41H-30070964 Terry and Ashley Bickerstaff and Eve Lynn Fait Trust Bozeman Creek 2016-04-21
41H-30102910 Norton Properties LLC, Norton Ranch Homes LLC and J&D Family LP West Gallatin River, Aajker and Baxter Creeks 2016-02-03

Garfield

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

Glacier

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

Golden Valley

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

40A 30106497

Trent Wallis

Musselshell River

2017-05-12

Granite

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

Hill

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

40F 30106314

Alpine Pacific Utilities Hydro LLC

Milk River

2017-03-14

Jefferson

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

41I 30070363

US Forest Service

McClellan Creek (Prickly Pear Watershed)

2017-04-27

41I 30066257

US Forest Service

Prickly Pear Creek (Missouri Watershed)

2017-04-19

41E 30071675

USFS Forest Service & USDI Bureau of Land Management

North Fork Little Boulder River

2016-09-01

Judith Basin

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted
 41S 30103036  Bos Terra, LP  Judith River 2016-07-06 

Lake

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted
76LJ 30109916

James and Christine Scott

Flathead Lake

2017-06-07
76LJ 30110395

Patrick O. & Patricia D. Lennon

Lake Mary Ronan

2017-06-02

Lewis & Clark

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

41I 30107872

Christopher Coyle & Kristina Gillispie

Jennies Fork of Silver Creek

2017-09-06

41I 30107931

CENTENNIAL LIVESTOCK, INC.

PRICKLY PEAR CREEK

2017-06-27

41K 30111184

Broken O Land & Livestock, LLC

Sun River

2017-06-21

76F 30070362

US Forest Service

Hogum Creek (Blackfoot River Watershed)

2017-05-01

Liberty

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

Lincoln

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

Madison

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted
41C-30103257 R & D LLC Groundwater 2016-02-03

McCone

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

40S 30108622

Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks

Missouri River

2017-05-10

Meagher

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

Mineral

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

76M 30104693

U.S. Forest Service

Cedar Creek (Clark Fork Basin)

2016-05-31

Missoula

K3, LLC

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

76F 30103180

K3, LLC

Blackfoot River

2017-08-02

76M 30105068

Forest Service

Petty Creek (Clark Fork Basin)

2016-06-22

Musselshell

 Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

Park

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

43B 30110894

Seaton, Scott and Jean

Groundwater

2017-07-18

43B 30108630

Nancy Ward

Groundwater

2017-05-18

43B 30104536

Nancy Gruehl

Yellowstone River

2017-03-03

Petroleum

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

Phillips

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

40M 30073096

American Prairie Foundation

Beaver Creek 2016-10-27

Pondera

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

Powder River

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

Powell

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

76G 30066223

U.S. Forest Service

Elliston Creek (Little Blackfoot River Watershed)

2017-09-15

76G 30104664

US Forest Service

Clarks Canyon Creek (N. Fk Trout Creek Watershed)

2017-04-27

Prairie

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted
   

Ravalli

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

Richland

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

40S 30110688

F & M Ranch LLC

Missouri River

2017-06-27

42M 30110211

Bryce Jorgensen

Groundwater

2017-03-31

Roosevelt

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

Rosebud

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

Sanders

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

76L 30110845

Cecelia Kay Stephens

Flathead River

2017-07-12

76N 30104697

Forest Service

Little Thompson River

2016-06-23

76N 30070883

Forest Service

Weeksville Creek (Clark Fork Basin)

2016-06-22

76N 30068837

RC Resources Inc.

Groundwater

2016-06-21

76N 30104692

Forest Service

Thompson River 2016-06-21

Sheridan

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted
       

Silver Bow

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

41D 30104666

US Forest Service

N. Fork Divide Creek (Big Hole Watershed)

 2017-04-27

Stillwater

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted
43C 30110599

Stillwater Mining Company

Groundwater

2017-06-07

Sweet Grass

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted
43BV 30110480

Legacy Ranches Partners LP

Rye Creek

2017-04-21

43BV 30110481

Legacy Ranches Partners LP

Sweet Grass Creek

2017-04-21

43C 30109653

Stillwater Mining Co and USDA Forest Service

West Fork Stillwater River

2017-03-22

43C 30109577

Stillwater Mining Co and USDA Forest Service

West Fork Stillwater River

2017-03-22

43C 30109578

Stillwater Mining Co and USDA Forest Service

West Fork Stillwater River

2017-03-22

Teton

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

30110552

James Gray

Cascade Coulee

2017-06-12
41O-30103564 Robert E. Stephens Deep Creek 2015-12-31

Toole

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted
41N 30109842

Wesley and Fred Fenger

Strawberry Creek

2017-06-27

Treasure

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted
       

Valley

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

40S 30112055

William O. and Irene Rathert

Musselshell River

08/31/17

40S 30108622

Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks

Missouri River

2017-05-10

Wheatland

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted

40A 30110130

Joe and Susan Philippi

Roberts Creek and OKA Spring

2017-09-11

40A 30110018

Springwater Colony Inc

Musselshell River

2017-07-21
40A 30107483

MARY & DAVID BAIRD

Blake Creek

2017-05-30
40A 30107484

CONNIE & DAVID BAIRD

Timber Creek

2017-05-30
40A 30107485

CONNIE & DAVID BAIRD

Unnamed Tributary of West Galloway Creek

2017-05-30
40A 30107486

MARY & DAVID BAIRD

Blake Creek

2017-05-30
40A 30107487

MARY & DAVID BAIRD

Galloway Creek

2017-05-30

40A 30107488

Mary Baird & David Baird

Groundwater

2017-05-30

40A 30072562

McFarland White

Big Elk Creek

2017-04-10

Wibaux

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted
       

Yellowstone

Water Right Number Applicant's Name Source of Water Date Posted
43Q 30111263

Montana State University Billings

Groundwater

2017-07-21
43Q 30110978

Yellowstone Conservation District

Razor Creek

2017-06-21