17.24.1817    WATER QUALITY: OTHER LAWS, NONDEGRADATION

(1) Waters within the public domain of the state that possess a quality higher than established standards shall be maintained at their present high quality consistent with the powers granted to the board.

(2) All operators shall comply with all applicable water quality standards established under Montana law and the rules adopted pursuant thereto.

History: 82-4-111, MCA; IMP, 82-4-125, MCA; NEW, Eff. 4/4/75; TRANS, from DSL, 1996 MAR p. 2852.