Hi-Line Living: Looking for water in north-central Montana
Last updated 7/21/2017 at 12:15pm
Last week, amid sweltering heat and arid conditions, the Chippewa Cree Tribe of Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation was grappling with a shortage of available drinking water.
Chippewa Cree Tribal Water Resources Director Dustin White said July 10 that the water situation on the reservation was critical. Water levels within the reservation's water storage tanks had only 4 or 5 feet of water remaining. Unless people took measures to conserve water, the entire reservation would have only six days of water left.
"With the extreme heat, people are using a lot of water, and our source water just c...