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Grant From US Geological Survey will Enable DNRC to Provide Improved Data on Groundwater


December 23, 2020

HELENA, Mont. – The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) announced it has received a grant from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to improve water-use data and reporting on groundwater withdrawals in Montana.

Paul Azevedo, chief of DNRC’s Water Management Bureau, said the grant for $50,643 will enable the Department to sync two statewide databases that contain groundwater information, allowing for the exchange of groundwater withdrawal data to assist hydrologists in determining the source aquifer for groundwater wells across the state. This will bridge the kno...

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