Chippewa Cree Tribe

Tribal Water

Resources Department

"Water is Sacred"

Programs: 319

Our Program

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) offers grants and technical assistance to support tribal environmental programs in assessing and managing their nonpoint source pollution problems and threats. A wide range of activities are eligible for funding under CWA section 319, including but not limited to: NPS training for tribal staff, developing watershed-based plans, riparian planting, livestock exclusion fencing, lake protection and restoration activities, NPS ordinance development, outreach and education, and many more.

 

Nonpoint source (NPS) pollution, unlike pollution from industrial and sewage treatment plants, comes from many diffuse sources. NPS pollution is caused by rainfall or snowmelt moving over and through the ground. As the runoff moves, it picks up and carries away natural and human-made pollutants, finally depositing them into lakes, rivers, wetlands, coastal waters and ground waters.

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P: (406) 395-4225

F: (406) 395-4195

 

16 Black Prairie Street

Box Elder, MT 59521

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Vision Statement

"Water is sacred, it gives life to everything."

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