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Water once again running through St. Mary Diversion


Last updated 10/13/2020 at 11:49am

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Water rushes through the newly repaired drops at the end of the St. Mary Diversion and Conveyance works.

Water was turned on for the first time Saturday to run through the St. Mary Diversion and Conveyance Works 

"This has been such an unbelievable and at times overwhelming project to be a part of," Milk River Joint Board of Control Project Manager Jennifer Patrick said. "The teamwork, partnerships and honestly friendships that have been forged in 22 short weeks are incredible."

Drop 5 collapsed earlier this year.

Work on Drop 2 was already planned and work also was done on Drop 1.

The diversion was built more than 100 years ago by the Bureau of Reclamation as part of the irrigation syste...

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