Water

EVALUATION, DESIGN, AND CONSTRUCTION

FEASIBILITY REPORT, GROUNDWATER INVESTIGATIONS, TEST WELL CONSTRUCTION, WATER RIGHTS

CENTRAL MONTANA REGIONAL WATER AUTHORITY

Project Features

  • First in nation to complete Feasibility Report process outlined in Federal 2006 Rural Water Supply Act
  • Deep Madison Aquifer Wells
  • 250 mile piping system
  • Environmental Assessment
  • Water rights obtained
  • Eight incorporated communities over a six county area
  • Estimated construction cost $87 million

Grant Funding

  • DNRC $1.5 million
  • Bureau of Reclamation $690,000

Project Activities

  • Preliminary Engineering Report (PER)
  • Hydraulic Modeling
  • Bidding Assistance
  • Conceptual Design
  • Construction Management
  • Data/Environmental Collection
  • Design
  • Field Inspections
  • Grant Writing & Administration
  • Groundwater Study
  • Land Acquisition
  • MEPA/NEPA Compliance
  • Permitting
  • Planning
  • Public Meetings
  • Rate Analysis