A premier gathering of diverse Montanans and invited speakers from a variety of backgrounds that explores current hot water topics and solutions.

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The 2020 Water Summit explored:

  • What happens to a river when its floodplain is developed?
  • Does converting land from agricultural production impact late season streamflow in the neighboring county?
  • Why do local jurisdictions employ land use, but not water use, planners?

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Agenda - 2020 MT Water Summit



The 2018 Water Summit

-        Examined water policy and management challenges at the quality/quantity nexus;
-        Presented transferable case studies of adaptation across water use sectors; and
-        Fostered a statewide, multidisciplinary discussion about Montana’s water future.

Montana Water Summit 2018 Report