The Gallatin River Basin is drought prone.
Drought is not merely a natural event; it is dependent on the demand people place on water supplies. Water conservation is one the easiest steps we can take to help mitigate the impacts of drought.
CURRENT DROUGHT STATUS
IMPACT Water supply is sufficient.
Voluntary water conservation is always encouraged.
Drought response means taking action.
As the intensity of drought increases so should our response to saving water so that more water will be available to support the people, plants, wildlife, and fish who depend on the limited water available during drought.
Drought impacts our quality of life.
The most significant impacts associated with drought are those related to water-intensive activities such as, wildfire protection, drinking water supply, agriculture production, landscape irrigation, recreation, and wildlife preservation. Explore how drought impacts us locally.