MT DNRC – Water Resources Division Administrator Position

The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) is looking to fill the position of a Water Resources Division Administrator.   The DNRC’s mission is to ensure that Montana’s land and water resources provide benefits for present and future generations.  This is an Executive-level management/leadership position and is responsible for promoting and coordinating the beneficial

By |September 8th, 2020|Categories: Administrative|

Kansas Chief Engineer/Director of Water Resources Department Positions

The Kansas Department of Agriculture is looking to fill the position of a Chief Engineer/Director of Water Resources.  The Chief Engineer administers laws related to conservation, management, use and control of water and watercourses in Kansas.  The administration of these laws involves major regulatory duties and responsibilities and professional engineering work related to water statutes and

By |July 17th, 2020|Categories: Administrative|

Indian Water Rights

On June 4, the Senate passed a Indian water rights package, including: the Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Act; the Aamodt Litigation Settlement Completion Act; and the Kickapoo Tribe Water Project Study. The Kickapoo Tribe Water Project Study directs the U.S. Department of Agriculture to conduct a study of the Upper Delaware and Tributaries Watershed

By |June 17th, 2020|Categories: Administrative|

Clean Water Act/Waters of the United States

On June 1, a group of 23 states including Alaska, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah and Wyoming filed a motion to intervene as defendants in California et al. v. Wheeler et al. (U.S. District Court, Northern California, #20-cv-03005). The lawsuit, filed by thirteen states, including California, New Mexico, Oregon

By |June 5th, 2020|Categories: Administrative|

Numeric Nutrient Criteria

On May 22, the EPA published a draft of Ambient Water Quality Criteria Recommendations for Lakes and Reservoirs in the Conterminous United States: Information Supporting the Development of Numeric Nutrient Criteria (85 FR 31184). This update to the national criteria recommendations will be the first in nearly 20 years. Once finalized, these recommendations will replace

By |June 4th, 2020|Categories: Administrative|