Local Water Quality Districts (Montana)

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Place Montana


   

Name Local Water Quality Districts (Montana)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province



























Program Administrator Montana Department of Environmental Quality
Primary Website http://www.deq.mt.gov/wqinfo/swp/LocalWQDistricts.mcpx
Applicable Jurisdiction http://www.deq.mt.gov/wqinfo/swp/LWQDMap.mcpx


Last Review 2014-09-15



Summary

This statute provides for the creation of local water quality districts to prevent and mitigate ground and surface water contamination. Each local water quality district may develop and implement a local water quality program, administer local ordinances, and construct and maintain facilities necessary to accomplish the purposes of the district.



Policy Contact

Contact Name Joe Meek
Department Montana Department of Environmental Quality
Division Planning, Prevention and Assistance Division, Pollution Prevention Bureau, Source Water Protection Program
Address 1520 East Sixth Avenue

Place Helena, Montana
Zip/Postal Code 59620
Phone (406) 444-4806



Website http://www.deq.mt.gov/wqinfo/swp/LocalWQDistricts.mcpx
     
     

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: 7-13-45 MCA
Date Effective 1991



Authority 2: ARM 17.30.1801 through 1807



















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