St. Mary group talks how to fund rehabilitating the diversion
Last updated 9/8/2020 at 11:48am
The St. Mary Rehabilitation Working Group met Friday and discussed how to move forward with paying for a rehabilitation of the St. Mary Diversion and Conveyance.
Sens. Jon Tester, D-Mont., and Steve Daines R-Mont., and Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., are trying to shift the funding for the system from about 75 percent provided by the users and 25 percent by the federal government so the federal government picks up about 75 percent of the cost of operation and maintenance.
Tester said work on Drop 2 and Drop 5 has been progressing and the project is on schedule to get done within the next mo...