The informational workshop will be on Wednesday, May 23 at 1:00 pm at the Pondera Center in Conrad. Kraig Van Voast, Deputy Regional Manager DNRC Havre and Matt Miles, Water Resources Specialist DNRC, Havre will lead the discussion to start the workshop and cover the following areas for the first half hour.
• Primary regulatory functions for the Division in regards to oil and gas development
• Water right permitting, associated application and notice of completion processes
• Closed hydrologic basins
• Changes to existing water rights
• Water marketing
• DNRC jurisdiction in regard to Blackfeet Reservation
The workshop will continue with questions and answers from the workshop participants. The commissioners hope that area landowners that are considering selling water attend this very important meeting. The meeting is free and open to everyone in the region. For more information contact the Pondera County Commissioners at 271-4010 or the MSU Pondera County Extension Office at 271-4054.