Introduction

Drought is a natural occurrence.  We cannot control when drought occurs or the severity of drought but what we can do is learn to work within the constraints of drought and take steps to ensure that our actions do not compound the impacts of drought.  These ideals are the driving force …

Current Water Supply Information and Drought Updates

Updates from the Blackfoot Drought Committee
2017 REPORTS
Blackfoot Water Supply Report, March 7, 2017

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Blackfoot Water Supply Report, February 12, 2017
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2016 REPORTS
“Hoot-owl” fishing restrictions lifted on Bitterroot, Blackfoot and tributaries (FWP press release) – Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016
Warm water prompts “hoot-owl” fishing restrictions on many western Montana rivers (FWP press release) – Thursday, Aug. 28, 2016
Blackfoot Drought…

The Blackfoot Drought Response Plan

The Blackfoot Drought Response Plan provides the framework for the shared sacrifice approach to drought management in the Blackfoot.  It details activities of the Blackfoot Drought Committee as well as actions taken by water users at biologically based stream flow and temperature triggers. Although the plan is dynamic, meaning it has and will continue to…