Chinook looks to keep its water clean and clear
After the unexpected effects of the extreme weather of the past few years on local drinking water, Chinook is taking a look at what can be done to keep its water clean and clear.
The Chinook City Council held a public hearing Thursday night to discuss early findings of Morrison Maierle Inc. as they form a preliminary engineering report, a definitive document to guide future actions on the water supply.
Jeff Ashley, an engineer from Morrison Maierle's Helena office, led the presentation. He said the last time Chinook had a similar report done was in 1996 and that a new one is due, consider...