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4.11.302    SMP CONTENT

(1) SMPs will incorporate provisions set forth under 80-15-214 (1) , MCA. The department will consider incorporation of appropriate elements and provisions set forth in 80-15-214 (2) , MCA in the SMP that are necessary to achieve the requirements of 80-15-214 (1) , MCA and other requirements of Title 80, chapter 15, MCA. The content of these provisions will be contingent upon;

(a) the extent and nature of the problem;

(b) the type of agricultural chemical(s) involved;

(c) soil and water analytical results;

(d) geological and aquifer characteristics when known;

(e) land use patterns;

(f) soil type and related characteristics;

(g) meteorological conditions;

(h) depth to ground water;

(i) current and potential beneficial uses of the


(j) physiography;

(k) jurisdictional and ownership boundaries; and

(l) other elements deemed necessary by the department.

(2) Information and data contained in the SMP will be obtained from a variety of sources. The department will attempt to acquire the most recent and accurate information available. If appropriate data is not available the department will proceed with the SMP utilizing the expertise of knowledgeable persons. The department and associated persons may conduct studies to obtain data and information that are lacking. Once these data or information are obtained the SMP will be evaluated to determine if revisions are necessary. A list of all data and information obtained during the development of the SMP will be available from the department.

History: Sec. 80-15-105, MCA; IMP, Sec. 80-15-214 and 80-15-217, MCA; NEW, 1990 MAR p. 2244, Eff. 12/28/90.

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