Kirk Waren


Hydrogeologist

Research Professor


Education
M.S., Geology
B.A., Geology
Contact Information

(406) 496-4866 (tel)

Email Kirk Waren kwaren@mtech.edu

Program Affiliations
GWIP
Research Interests
Coal Geology, Coalbed Methane, Energy, Data Management, Ground Water Assessment, Ground Water Monitoring, GW Modeling, Hydrogeology, Well Inventory
Outreach & Presentations
Year Type Citation
2017 Presentation Abdo, G., Myse, T., Snyder, D., and Waren, K.B., 2017, Hamilton-Corvallis-Stevensville Aquifer Properties and Flow Scenarios, Aquifer Recharge and Storage: Presented at the Bitterroot College UM Water Symposium, Hamilton, Montana, April 28, 2017.
2017 Presentation Waren, K.B., 2017, Groundwater Models to Evaluate Changes in Irrigation Practices: Bitterroot Water Symposium, Bitterroot College, Hamilton, Montana, April 28, 2017.
2017 Presentation Waren, K.B., 2017, Ground and Surface Water Response to Changing Irrigation Practices – A Bitterroot Valley Case Study: Presented at the Montana Tech Public Lectures Series in the NRB Room 128, Butte, Montana, March, 9, 2017.
2016 Presentation Waren, K.B., 2016, A Groundwater Flow Model For a Part of the Central Bitterroot Valley, Ravalli County, Montana: Presented at the MT AWRA Conference, Fairmont, Montana, October 14, 2016.
2016 Presentation Waren, K.B., 2016, Big Sky Groundwater Investigation Update: Big Sky Water and Sewer District Board, May 2016.
2016 Educational Outreach Waren, K.B., 2016, Groundwater Modeling in the Stevensville GWIP Project Area, Hamilton, Montana: Prepared Presentation for Ginette to Present at the Bitterroot Colleg, Hamilton, Montana, April 29, 2016.
2016 Presentation Waren, K.B., 2016, Big Sky Groundwater Investigation: Presented to Gallatin River Task Force Board, Big Sky, Montana, April 2016.
2016 Presentation Waren, K.B., 2016, GWIP, GWIC, and Groundwater Modeling: Presented to the Montana State University Geology Club, Butte, Montana, March 25, 2016.
2016 Presentation Waren, K.B., 2016, Ground Water Investigation Program: Presented to a Group of Irrigators, January 7, 2016.
2015 Presentation Rose, J., and Waren, K.B., 2015, Big Sky Groundwater Investigation Project Overview: Presented at the Watershed Hydrology Course, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, December 4, 2015.
2014 Presentation Waren, K.B., 2014, Hosted a GWIP/Bureau Discussion Session Regarding Results from the USGS Smith River Study on Groundwater and Surface Water Interaction.
2013 Presentation Waren, K.B., and Rose, J.C., 2013, Big Sky Groundwater Investigation Program: Presented at the Gallatin Valley Soil and Water Conservation District Board Meeting, Manhattan, Montana, September 2013.
2013 Presentation Waren, K.B., and Rose, J.C., 2013, Big Sky Groundwater Investigation Program: Presented to the Big Sky Stakeholders Planning Meeting, Bozeman Water Resources Regional Office, Water Resources Division, Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, Bozeman, Montana, July 2013.
2013 Presentation Waren, K.B., and Rose, J.C., 2013, Big Sky Groundwater Investigation Program: Presented to the Blue Water Task Force Annual Meeting, Big Sky, Montana, June 5, 2013.
2013 Presentation Waren, K.B., Rose, J.C., and Bolton, A., 2013, Big Sky Groundwater Investigation: Presented at the Blue Water Task Force Annual Open Meeting, Big Sky, Montana, May 2013.
2013 Presentation Waren, K.B., 2013, The Case at Stevensville, Montana: Direct Stream Diversions Versus Pumping From Streamside Wells: Presented at the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Annual Research Meeting, Butte, Montana, March 2013.
2013 Educational Outreach Waren, K.B., 2013, Milk River Transboundary State of the Watershed Report 201: Reviewed document for the Milk River Watershed Council Canada in Cooperation with the Milk River Watershed Alliance of Montana.
2012 Presentation Wheaton, J., Sutherland, M., and Waren, K.B., 2012, Ground Water Investigation Program (GWIP-MBMG) Program Status and Update: Presented at the Water Policy Interim Committee Meeting, Helena, Montana, September 10, 2012.
2012 Presentation Wheaton, J., J., Rose, J., Waren, K.B., and LaFave, J., 2012, Ground Water Investigation Program (GWIP) Overview of Confined and Unconfined Aquifers: Presented at the Water Policy Interim Committee Meeting, Helena, Montana, July 13, 2012.
2012 Presentation Wheaton, J., Waren, K.B., and Bobst, A., 2012, Ground Water Investigation Program (GWIP-MBMG) Exempt Well Discussion: Presented at the Water Policy Interim Committee Meeting, Helena, Montana, July 12, 2012.
2012 Presentation Waren, K.B., 2012, Groundwater Investigation Helena Area Study Update: Presented at the Groundwater Steering Committee Meeting, Butte, Montana, June 12, 2012.
2012 Presentation Waren, K.B., 2012, Groundwater Flow Modeling: Guest Lecturer for Montana Tech of the University of Montana, April 2012.
2012 Presentation Waren, K.B., Bobst, A., Butler, J.A., Madison, J., and Swierc, J., 2012, North Hills Groundwater Models - Calibrated Numerical Groundwater Flow Models for a Local Groundwater Flow System Near Helena, Montana: Presented at the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Seminar Series, Montana Tech of the University of Montana, Butte, Montana, February 2012.
2012 Presentation Wheaton, J., and Waren, K.B., 2012, Ground Water Investigation Program (GWIP) WPIC Update: Presented at the Water Policy Interim Committee Meeting, Helena, Montana, January 10, 2012.
Outside Publications
Citation
Abdo, G., Icopini, G., LaFave, J., Michalek, T., Metesh, J., and Waren, K.B., 2008, Lower Beaverhead River Case Study: in Final Case Study Report to the 60th Legislature Water Policy Interim Committee, 135 p., September 11, 2008.
Waren, K.B., and McDannel, A., 2003, An Evaluation of Groundwater Conditions in the Colstrip Coal Deposit: Montana Conference Proceedings, American Society of Mining and Reclamation Meeting, Lexington, Kentucky, p. 1407-1423.
Roberts, M., and Waren, K.B., 2001, North Fork Blackfoot River Hydrologic Study: Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation DNRC Report WR-3.C.2.NFB, 38 p., March 2001.
Waren, K.B., 1994, Lower Missouri River Basin Environmental Impact Statement - Water Reservation Applications for the Missouri River and its Tributaries Below Fort Peck Dam, February 1994.
Waren, K.B., 1994, Montana General Agricultural Chemical Ground Water Management Plan: Montana Department of Agriculture, Technical Document 94-01, 1994.
Waren, K.B., 1992, Madison Plateau Groundwater Project: Report Compilation by the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, Helena, Montana, 74 p.
Engelhardt, B., and Waren, K.B., 1991, Upper Missouri River Bank Erosion: Montana and North Dakota, North Dakota State Water Commission, Bismarck, North Dakota.