Water is our most valuable shared resource and together we can keep it
that way for generations to come.
Giving Back to the Community

Mountain Water Company is proud to be a member of the Missoula community. We recognize the importance of civic responsibility and strive to support programs that enhance the quality of life for all valley residents.

Navigate to our community projects below:


Reinvestment Back Into the Community:

Each year, Mountain Water Company reinvests capital back into the systemís infrastructure to maintain and improve water lines, wells and pumps, and we do so by using local contractors and vendors. Over the last seven years, we have additions of over forty million dollars.  See below for our total investment dollars since 1979.

Year Total (Millions)
2000 $3.10
2001 $5.70
2002 $3.10
2003 $4.30
2004 $5.70
2005 $4.60
2006 $4.50
2007 $5.30
2008 $4.70
2009 $2.70
2010 $3.00
2011 $3.00
   
2002-2011 $40.90
1979-2011 $80.00

 


Time and Dollars Donated to the Community:

The management and staff of Mountain Water have spent generous amounts of time over the past 34 years to local organizations. Employees are encouraged and supported when volunteering time to the community. Our philosophy is well known throughout the company that we strive to build long-term relationships with the community through personal involvement with service organizations.

Mountain Water employees have been members of the following organizations and contributed in various capacities:

• Missoula Rotary Club
• Montana Ambassadors
• Missoula Food Bank Board of Directors
• United Way of Missoula County Board of Directors
• United Way of Missoula County Campaign Cabinet
• United Way of Missoula County Campaigner
• Garden City Exchange Club
• Missoula Sunrise Rotary
• Big Sky Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management
• East Missoula Fire Department
• Missoula Area Safety & Health Coalition (MASH)
• JSEC (Job Service Employer’s Committee)
• Leadership Missoula
• West Side Little League


Local Awards Received:

Mountain Water Company and its employees have received awards from local organizations such as:

United Way of Missoula County
Heart Award--recognizing the workplace giving campaign
Highest per capita contribution for a major corporation
 Highest per capita contribution for a utility
Torchbearer award
Outstanding leadership and service
Leadership and Pacesetter award

Missoula Area Economic Development Association
Members sustaining the community’s economy

Missoulian Newspaper
Newspaper in Education program

Missoula Food Bank
Outstanding contribution to local well-being

Missoula Chamber of Commerce
The Circle of Excellence
Family Friendly Business Recognition Award

These areas reflect Mountain Water Company’s contribution and involvement in the local community. Mountain Water has also received more than 15 safety awards at state and national levels which we feel demonstrate our commitment to safety in Missoula. Mountain Water recently received the Governor’s Safety Award for a small business for the third time.

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