POLSON — The Polson City Commission has proposed tripling the city's water and sewer rates to pay for a $19 million wastewater and sewage treatment plant needed to meet federal discharge regulations that take effect in 2018.
HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock said Friday he’s lowering interest rates and other charges for state loans that fund city wastewater and drinking-water projects in Montana, saving local governments $29 million over the next 20 years.
Forsyth will receive a $500,000 grant from the state of Montana to improve water distribution lines.
No one wants toxic wastes polluting their soil or water.
DICKINSON, N.D. — A Montana oil executive has pleaded not guilty to violating oil drilling wastewater disposal rules in North Dakota.
Western Sugar Cooperative has paid a $20,000 fine for water quality violations stemming from a 15-million gallon holding pond breach that flooded south Billings in 2011.
In our rural community, many people rely on septic systems to process sewage, and just about everyone has seen the television commercial promising easy maintenance of these systems. Some products even go as far as claiming that they can immediately repair clogged septic systems and completel…
A bill before the Senate Local Government Committee would force home sellers and their real estate agents to disclose available basic data about septic systems, while protecting them against liability if they do so.
Ray Lang wasn't in when foul flood waters pounded on the door of his 50-year-old family business Sunday, but it didn't matter.
The Western Sugar Cooperative mill is running again after mopping up from Sunday's wastewater flood.
Venetta McGuire of Billings walks down a path at her homeon Monday surrounded by mud and debris left by wastewater from the Western Sugar factory. McGuire and her family live on Riverside Drive directly across the street from the holding ponds.
Federal officials Thursday ordered three oil companies to support the monitoring of water supplies on northeastern Montana's Fort Peck Indian Reservation, after public wells were found to be tainted with salty wastewater.
The long-awaited Lockwood sewer project is approaching a major milestone in the next few months.
CASPER — The effort to privatize the federal land beneath the cabins at Alcova Reservoir has encountered difficulties with revenue, possible future development and wastewater concerns, Natrona County’s Road and Bridge Department supervisor said Tuesday.