Drought is a natural occurrence.  We cannot control when drought occurs or the severity of drought but what we can do is learn to work within the constraints of drought and take steps to ensure that our actions do not compound the impacts of drought.  These ideals are the driving force …

Current Water Supply Information and Drought Updates

Updates from the Blackfoot Drought Committee
Blackfoot Water Supply Report, March 10, 2018
Blackfoot Water Supply Report, Feb. 9, 2018
Blackfoot Water Supply Report, May 8, 2017>

Blackfoot Water Supply Report, March 7, 2017

Blackfoot Water Supply Report, February 12, 2017
“Hoot-owl” fishing restrictions lifted on Bitterroot, Blackfoot and tributaries (FWP press release) – Wednesday, Aug. 10,…

The Blackfoot Drought Response Plan

The Blackfoot Drought Response Plan provides the framework for the shared sacrifice approach to drought management in the Blackfoot.  It details activities of the Blackfoot Drought Committee as well as actions taken by water users at biologically based stream flow and temperature triggers. Although the plan is dynamic, meaning it has and will continue to…

Introduction to Drought

Drought is described as a deficiency of precipitation over an extended period of time, usually a season or more, that results in shortages of water.

2009 Drought Information

Monthly updates and predictions on flows for water right holders, outfitters, the service industry, the media and other plan participants.