Public participation is essential to our processes and decisions. We have deep connections to the communities we work in and a strong commitment to protecting this place we call home. Whether you are interested in working for us, doing business with us, or learning more about what we do, this is the place to start.

TMDL Advisory Group Meets

The Statewide TMDL Advisory Group (STAG) is authorized under the Montana Water Quality Act. The 14-member group advises the Department on topics such as Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) development priorities, water quality assessment methods, data management, and monitoring issues. The STAG represents a broad base of water related interest groups in Montana.  The STAG last met January 3, 2019 in the DEQ Metcalf Building, 1520 E. Sixth Ave., Helena, Montana.


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Requesting Public Documents from DEQ

Montana's Constitution provides everyone the right to examine documents of state agencies and DEQ's policy is to be responsive to requests for records and information. Note that state agencies will not provide distribution lists and some fees may apply. 

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Curious About Your Drinking Water?

If you get your water from a public water supply you can use the Montana Drinking Water Watch for direct access to a wide range of public water supply system information. You can find contacts, sampling schedules, results, and violations. This information comes directly from Montana's Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS/MT). It's real-time information so that the information is current with your request.


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