||Community Water Problems as a Factor in Municipal Incorporation in Montana.
Waldro, Ellis ;
||Montana State Univ., Bozeman. Water Resources Research Center.
||Rept. no. ;12; OWRR-A-024-MONT; 03766,; A-024-MONT(2)
( Water supply ;
( Community development ;
Urban planning ;
Local government ;
Problem solving ;
Public administration ;
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The primary thrust of the study has been to determine how local water problems and the need for community water supplies have been linked with municipal organization in Montana. A related question has been to examine the relationship of the rural special improvement district system and the state Water Resources Board to the organization of small unincorporated communities in order that they might acquire local water systems. A case study involving the three largest Montana communities -- Great Falls, Billings, and Missoula -- was conducted to ascertain how utility extension policies have been related to their urban growth.