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By Tim Leeds 

Reservoir breached in Blaine County

 


A Blaine County reservoir was breached Tuesday, with officials working on managing the damage today, and increasing levels of the Milk River expected to cause lowland flooding near Harlem by today.

Commissioner Vic Miller, public information officer for Blaine County, said this morning that the reservoir north of Zurich known as Swank Reservoir breached Tuesday.

Zurich has not been affected, and landowners in the area have been notified.

Bureau of Land Management officials are at the scene with construction equipment working on the breach, Miller said.

He said people are urged not to tr...



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