Milk River water level outlook improves
March 7, 2002
While the Milk River is still a long way from full, the outlook is better than last year.
Snow albeit snow with little moisture content has piled up at the headwaters of the Milk, and some has accumulated on the plains around the river. The level of snowpack, and more importantly, water content, is actually above average at the headwaters.
"That's the real good part of the help for the Milk (River) system this year," Roy Kaiser said today.
Kaiser, water supply specialist for the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation in Bozeman, said how much of that water gets down the Mi...