MBMG Staff

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Kirk Waren
Senior Research Hydrogeologist, GWIP


Professional Experience

2009present, Senior Research Hydrogeologist, GWIP
2007Associate Research Hydrogeologist, Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, Butte

20002006, Hydrogeologist and Reclamation Specialist, Industrial and Energy Minerals Bureau, Montana Department of Environmental Quality, Helena

19892000, Hydrogeologist, Water Management Bureau, Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, Helena

19881989, Hydrogeologist, Rittenhouse-Zeman and Associates, Bellevue, Washington

19861988, Tutor, Iris Program, Center for Groundwater Management, Dayton Ohio

19762009, U.S. Army and Montana National Guard—retired

 

Education

M.S.Geology, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio

B.A.Geology, University of Montana, Missoula

 

Professional Interests

Ground-Water Sources and Supply

Ground-WaterSurface Water Interactions

Impacts of Mining to Ground-Water Resources

 


 

Outside Publications

Waren, K.B., 2011. Groundwater Models Developed for the North Hills Study Area, Located at the North End of the Helena Valley, Lewis and Clark County, Montana (abstract), Proceedings, Montana Chapter, American Water Resources Association, Great Falls, MT

Spratt, M., Wheaton J.R., and Waren, K.B., 2011. Potential Peak Flow Management within the Clark Fork Basin, Montana, using Managed Underground Storage (abstract), Proceedings, Montana Chapter, American Water Resources Association, Great Falls, MT

Waren, K.B., Ahern, J.A., Bobst, A.L., and Madison, J.D., 2010. Helena Area Ground Water Investigation Program Studies: North Hills and Scratchgravel Hills, Helena, Montana, (abstract), Proceedings, Montana Chapter, American Water Resources Association, Helena, MT

Waren, K. 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, KY p. 1407-1423.

Roberts, M. and Waren, K., 2001. North Fork Blackfoot River Hydrologic Study, Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation DNRC Report WR-3.C.2.NFB, 38 p.

Waren K., 2000. Groundwater Levels at the South End of the Red Lodge Bench Near Red Lodge, Montana. Unpublished Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation report, 21 p.
http://dnrc.mt.gov/wrd/water_mgmt/groundwaterstudies/default.asp

Waren, K., 1998. Groundwater Conditions at the Hayes Creek Temporary Controlled Groundwater Area, unpublished Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation report, 42 p. http://www.dnrc.mt.gov/wrd/water_rts/cgwa/hayes_creek/hayes_creek_CGWA_report.pdf

Waren, K. and Voeller, T., 1997. Flint Creek Return Flow Study – Groundwater Analysis (abstract), Proceedings, Montana Chapter, American Water Resources Association meeting, Butte, Montana, October, 1997;  Big Hole Watershed Committee meeting, November 1997, Divide, Montana; Upper Clark Fork Steering Committee meeting, November 1997, Deer Lodge, Montana; Mile-High Conservation District meeting, Butte, Montana; Public Meeting sponsored by the Bitterroot Water Forum and the Bitterroot Water COOP, February, 1998, Hamilton, Montana; Billings Irrigation Symposium, February, 1998

Waren, K.B., 1996. Geologic Framework of the Beaverhead Groundwater Protection Area (abstract), Proceedings, Montana Chapter, American Water Resources Association meeting, Dillon, MT

Waren, K.B. and Kingery, R.K., 1994. Use of a Profile Groundwater Model to Demonstrate the Potential of Flooding Upstream from a Reservoir (abstract), Proceedings, Montana Chapter, American Water Resources Association meeting, Missoula, MT

Waren, K.B., 1993. A Ground-Water Model Simulating a Confined, Stratified Aquifer System in the Flathead Valley (abstract), Proceedings, Montana Chapter, American Water Resources Association meeting, Bozeman, MT

Waren, K.B., 1991. Beaverhead Groundwater Study Purpose and Design, Association of Western States Engineers Workshop, Fairmont Hot Springs, MT

Engelhardt, B. and Waren, K., 1991. Upper Missouri River Bank Erosion: Montana and North Dakota, North Dakota State Water Commission, Bismarck, ND

 Waren, K., 1990. Department of Natural Resources and Conservation Groundwater Investigations: Summary of Current Activities. (abstract), Northern Rocky Mountain Water Congress, Butte, MT