Agricultural Chemical Groundwater Monitoring Program

Administering Entity: Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA) Groundwater Protection Program
Entity Type(s): State
Select all that Apply: Streams, Rivers, Wells
Primary Data Type(s): Groundwater Level, Water Chemistry, Pesticide, Nitrate, and Nitrite Concentrations
Primary Watershed Monitoring Objective(s): Baseline, Problem identification, Trends, WQ Standards Attainment, Long Term Fixed Station
Subbasin: Statewide
Counties: Statewide
Volunteers: No
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Contact Name: Christopher Kelley
Contact Email: ckelley@mt.gov

The Groundwater Protection Program has two primary objectives, (1) determine whether residues of agricultural chemicals are present in groundwater and (2) where possible determine the likelihood of an agricultural chemical to enter groundwater.