Update on Montana’s Municipal Stormwater Permit

Too often we separate what happens in our rivers from the lives we live on land. The things we do here on land—drive, build, farm—have a big impact on our rivers and wetlands. Clean, healthy riparian areas, rivers, and wetlands…

Cleaning Up Urban Stormwater Pollution

(BOZEMAN, MT) – Upper Missouri Waterkeeper filed a Complaint today, Friday December 30th, 2016, with the Montana 18th District Court challenging the Montana Dept. of Environmental Quality’s (DEQ) new statewide, General Permit for municipal separate storm sewer systems (the MS4…

Enough is Enough: Montana Cities Need to Get Serious About Clean Water

This October 2016 Upper Missouri Waterkeeper had the opportunity to participate in one of the more important events since the founding of our organization in 2013: the public hearing on the draft Phase II Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4)…

Update: General Stormwater Permit for Montana’s Large Cities

Did you know Upper Missouri Waterkeeper works with state officials and local, municipal leaders to protect urban creeks from stormwater pollution? It’s true!  One unique role Upper Missouri Waterkeeper plays is that of a public advocate for clean water in stakeholder groups at…

Collaborating to Build Stronger Stormwater Pollution Permits

Did you know Upper Missouri Waterkeeper works with state officials and local, municipal leaders to prevent water pollution? It’s true!  One unique role Upper Missouri Waterkeeper plays is that of a public advocate for clean water in stakeholder groups at…

Comments on Revisions to Montana’s Stormwater Rules

This August 2014 the Montana Board of Environmental Review (BER) proposed amendments to rules concerning stormwater regulations. Read BER’s proposed rules by clicking here. As a delegated state with authority to implement the federal Clean Water Act, Montana splits authority over…