Title

Tracking Montana’s Groundwater: 20 Years of Lessons Learned

Document Type

Lecture

Publication Date

1-8-2015

Abstract

Long-term water-level measurements provide a fundamental indicator of the health of Montana's groundwater resources. For more than 20 years the Groundwater Assessment Program has monitored groundwater levels across the state. This lecture reviews the State's groundwater use and shows how climate variability, groundwater development, and land-use has impacted different aquifers.

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John LaFave is a senior research hydrogeologist with the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology and manages the Ground Water Assessment Program.