Personal tools

Return to Top
DNRC Headquarters
1539 Eleventh Ave. Helena, MT 59601
Questions? Email us

Regional Water Systems

Utica WellMT DRNC provides the following support to Montana Regional Water Systems:

  • Maintaining contacts with the local system authorities.
  • Administer State grants to the regional water authorities.
  • Ensuring participation by State agencies involved in review and/or implementation.
  • Liaison work to Tribal governments and Federal governmental agencies.
  • Providing a contact for those with questions about regional water.


Montana Regional Water Systems

Fort Peck Dry Prairie Rural Water System

The Fort Peck-Dry Prairie Regional Water System is in the northeastern-most portion of the state. The Fort Peck Reservation segments will be paid for totally by the Federal government, while the off-Reservation portions in Roosevelt, Sheridan, Daniels and eastern Valley Counties will receive a 76% Federal grant. Click Here for more information.

Rocky Boy's North Central Montana Regional Water System

The Rocky Boy's - North Central Montana Rural Water System was authorized by Congress in November 2002. The system will serve an estimated population of 28,000, both on the Rocky Boy's Reservation and in numerous non-Reservation systems located in six north central Montana counties. Click Here for more information.

Musselshell-Judith Regional Water System

In portions of Judith Basin, Fergus, Wheatland, Golden Valley, Musselshell and Yellowstone Counties another regional system is currently in planning stages. The Central Montana Regional Water Authority, established in 2005, is moving on towards its goal of receiving Federal authorization of this regional water supply project. Click Here for more information.

Dry-Redwater Regional Water Authority

A fourth project will bring regional water to portions of Garfield, McCone, Richland, Dawson and Prairie Counties. A steering committee was formed in September of 2003, and the Dry-Redwater Regional Water Authority was established in mid-2005. Click Here for more information.


Montana's Regional Water Systems January 2021 Update (pdf)

PO BOX 20160

1539 11th Avenue

Helena, MT 59601

Phone 406-444-1879

Fax 406-444-6721


Water Supply Intake Resilience Analysis