FWP warns St. Mary Diversion problems could impact fisheries
July 15, 2020
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks warned Tuesday in a story in its newsletter that the collapse of part of the St. Mary Diversion and Conveyance Works could have an impact on fishing in the area.
“Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is working with BOR to monitor this situation and its potential impacts to Fresno and Nelson reservoirs and the Milk River drainage,” the story says.
Work is underway to repair the structure that collapsed, Drop 5 near the end of the 29-mile system of dams, dikes, canals, gigantic metal siphons and concrete drop structures, as well as another structure, Drop 2...