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There is much more history to update, the DNRC hearing, the “Yes for Flathead’s Farms and Water” Egan Slough petition etc.


Until we get this section fully updated,  the posts contain most of the historical information.



The DEQ public hearing was over Aug 2016 and we had over 300 people show up to listen and to be heard. It was standing room only! Look under “News” for the media coverage.



After a nearly one year long wait, DEQ responded to our comments:

See this link: DEQ MAWC Comments


We feel that DEQ failed to adequately address our comments.

DEQ intends to issue the DEQ permit on 1 Nov 2017.


We must take them to task…



Thank you for your support!


Water for Flathead’s Future shared a booth with Citizens for a Better Flathead at the Northwest Montana Fair, at the County Fairgrounds on August 17th – 21st 2016.

This was a terrific opportunity to inform the public about the issues concerning the proposed Creston water bottling plant. Thank you to all who participated.



WFF had a successful showing at Bigfork 4th of July parade…

We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone who participated in our 4th of July parade activities.

We had a table by the parade with a big cooler of delicious, local water available free to passersby. We made lots of contacts, passed out flyers, brochures, and blue ribbons to many who stopped by for a drink, and we received lots of positive comments on our efforts.

We also had a terrific presence in the parade. The banner Mike and Jan made looked fantastic, and all the marchers had great picket signs. I think we had the largest contingent of any of the parade entries. Other participants reported that everyone our volunteers spoke with, both in Kalispell and Bigfork were supportive of our efforts.

We have also received several generous donations, and are well on our way to earning the full $15,000 we need to get our matching grant. We just need a few more donations (of any amount) to get there, so if you want to contribute to support the legal costs necessary to protect the water of Flathead Valley, it’s not too late.

We can’t begin to THANK YOU enough for your contributions both of time and of money.

With your help, we can win this fight!

Sign the nationwide online petition…

Erica Neils Nationwide Creston Bottling Plant Petition

(More than 20,000 have signed so far)

Please add your name to the growing list of Montanans concerned about out-of-state special interests with plans to exploit our precious water. You will be kept informed about our activities and events and be asked to contact elected officials with key messages. To opt in to our email list, enter your information and click the Submit button.

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    Our legal bills are mounting…

    Give a Gift for the Future & the water that Sustains this place we call Home.

    Because of YOU and the support you provide, we are tenacious and determined, we are focused, and hard working.

    Protecting our ground and surface water is worth fighting for, to protect it from those who would attempt to exploit it, be they the potentially largest water bottling factory in the state or other such greed that values profit over the common good. We are local farmers, homeowners, sportsmen and sportswomen, and business owners who believe in the prudent conservation of our farms and water for current and future generations.

    We need your generous financial support to continue this essential work. Your donation says our water security and our rural way of life is worth fighting for!

    Your donation supports our research, outreach, and leadership as a powerful voice for protecting and sustaining the future of the world-class clean water that defines the Flathead and is one of our community’s most treasured assets.

    Your donation supports our research, outreach, and leadership as a powerful voice for protecting and sustaining the future of the world-class clean water that defines the Flathead and is one of our community’s most treasured assets.

    Your contributions for our work to protect the Flathead Valley’s aquifers are TAX DEDUCTIBLE to the extent allowed by law and by your individual circumstances. There are several options to donate…

    1) Write a check directly directly to WFF and mail it to:



    P.O. Box 10518

    Kalispell MT 59904


    2) Contribute by clicking on the PayPal link below to connect with our secure PayPal account; or

    3) Contribute on our GoFundMe web page by clicking on this link:



    Thank you so much for your interest and support!


    Every drop counts. Join the cause.