City, county, BNSF talk flood pumps
Officials from the railway company that runs through Havre met with city and county officials Monday to talk about another issue raised by recent flooding: the system that pumps storm water into the Milk River as needed.
"I became aware that these pumps are not adequate to serve in a time like this, " Mike Perrodin of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway said during Monday's meeting. "Is there going to be a plan put in place? "
During the last few weeks of flooding, the rising waters in the Milk River forced the county to shut the gates at the end of Bullhook Creek, which runs through tow...