Preliminary Decree

DNRC Water Resources Adjudication Information
Montana Water Court

Choose SUMMARY to view summary description of reserved water rights in the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes – Montana Compact.
Choose NOTICE to view Notice of Entry of Preliminary Decree and Notice of Availability.
Choose ORDER to view the Water Court Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, and Order for the Commencement of Special Proceedings.

Choose PRELIMINARY DECREE to view the Water Court Preliminary Decree.

Choose DECREE APPENDIX 1 to view the Compact as ratified.

Choose DECREE APPENDIX 2 to view the Abstracts of the Tribal Water Rights.

Choose DECREE APPENDIX 3 to view the Lists and Abstracts of the Tribes’ Water Rights Under Articles III.D.4.a.i. and D.5 of the Compact.

Choose ORDER EXTENDING OBJECTION DEADLINE to view Water Court order extending objections.

Choose OBJECTION FORM if you want to view the Water Court form for filing objections.

Choose REQUEST FOR SECOND EXTENSION to view Water Court form for filing an extension to object.

Choose COMPACT BACKGROUND for general history, maps and compact basics.

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