CURRENT PROJECTS UNDERWAY
FOUR HORNS DAM IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
Establishing improvements using Safety of Dams funds acquired through the Birch Creek Agreement.
HEART BUTTE MUNICIPAL WATER SYSTEM PROJECT
Partnering with outside agencies and departments on a number of projects including the construction of a new convenience store.
BLACKFEET IRRIGATION SYSTEM PROJECT
Rehabilitating the Blackfeet irrigation system, which will assist in capturing waters for Tribal use.
COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEMS
Community water systems will be improved and/or constructed to provide adequate drinking water for all Reservation communities.
NEW IRRIGATION PROJECTS
New irrigation projects, including additional storage, in the St. Mary, Milk River, Cut Bank Creek and Birch Creek areas and potentially other areas.
Improvements will be made to the Blackfeet Irrigation Project, including deferred maintenance, on-farm improvements and improvements at Four Horns Reservoir.
FOUR HORNS PIPELINE
A pipeline will be built to provide water to Birch Creek water users under the Birch Creek Agreement and then provide water to the tribe for its own use or to market others.
RECREATIONAL LAKE IMPROVEMENTS
Improvements will be made to recreational lakes throughout the Reservation to improve access and to provide facilities and other improvements.
Changes and improvements will be made to address environmental concerns relating to use of Swiftcurrent Creek and St. Mary Lake by the Bureau of Reclamation Milk River Project.
LAND AND WATER ACQUISITION
Acquisition of Reservation fee lands with a focus on those with state water rights.
FISHERY DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT
Projects to improve fisheries throughout the Reservation will be implemented.
WATER RELATED ENERGY ISSUES
Funds can be used for water related energy issues.