Planning progresses on Beaver Creek Reservoir drain
Gate is open, water level is being reduced
Work is ongoing to repair the drain that regulates the water level at Beaver Creek Reservoir south of Havre, with the Hill County Commission receiving an update Wednesday on one component of that work.
Work has been completed to reconnect the gate to its framework and open it, allowing the dam regulator to drain water and reduce levels of the reservoir as needed.
Commission Chair Mike Wendland said the state Department of Natural Resources and Conservation briefed the commission about repairing a hydraulic cylinder that opens and closes the gate...