DOI declares repairs to St. Mary Diversion emergency work
Last updated 7/8/2020 at 2:09pm
Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., announced today that the U.S. Department of the Interior has ruled that repairs to two drop structures on the St. Mary Diversion and Conveyance Works that transports water to the Milk River qualify as emergency work, which will reduce the cost to the users of the system.
“I’m glad the administration responded to the St. Mary’s Joint Board and my request to make this decision and do everything in their power to lessen the burden on water-users,” said Daines said. “The St. Mary’s Milk River Project is the life-line of the Hi-Line and reconstruction is c...