State of Montana to Modernize Its Decades-Old Drought Management Plan
September 15, 2021
Brooke Stroyke, Office of the Governor and Kate Wilson, Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation
HELENA, Mont. – Governor Greg Gianforte today announced efforts to improve Montana drought and water supply planning. This planning effort was discussed during today’s Governor’s Drought and Water Supply Committee meeting. Approved in 1995, the existing Montana Drought Management Plan is slated to be updated with support from a new federal grant.
“With every region of Montana facing severe to extreme drought conditions, this is the time to plan for the future and increas...