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Fort Peck Receives Award For The Best Tasting Water In Montana

Delegates from the Fort Peck Rural County Water District (FPRCWD) put their water to the taste test at the Montana Rural Water Systems’ s (MRWS) annual conference held March 22 through 24, in Great Falls and walked away with the Best Tasting Water in Montana award!

As the winner of the water competition, an FPRCWD delegate receives an MRWS all-expense paid trip to Washington D.C., to attend the National Rural Water Association Rally on February 6 through 8, 2024, and enter their water in the Great American Water Taste Test sponsored by Aquastore.

MRWS held two separate rounds of water testing during its statewide conference to confirm a winner from the ten water districts who provided water samples. Using a scale of 1 – 5, judges ranked the water samples based on: (1) clarity, (2) odor and (3) taste.

Four Finalists:

Fort Peck Rural County Water District

McHugh Mobile Home Park (Helena)

Bigfork County Water/Sewer District

Town of West Yellowstone

First round judges:

Casey Kingsley, Brew Master and co-owner of Mighty Mo Brewing Company

Brad Call, Disaster & Emergency Services Coordinator

Chris Anderson, Representative for Cor& Maine (leading specialized distributor of water products)

Second round judges:

Anna Miller, Montana National Resources & Conservation

Steve Troendle USDA Rural Development (Bozeman)

John O’Connell, President, National Rural Water

Fort Peck Rural County Water District receives its water from the Town of Fort Peck’s water treatment plant/Fort Peck Reservoir.


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