St. Mary working group discusses funding, drought conditions and water infrastructure
Last updated 7/30/2021 at 10:37am
Editor’s note: This version adds comments from the office of Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont.
Members of the St. Mary Rehabilitation Working Group met Wednesday to discuss possible funding sources for improvements and repairs to the structure that provides water resources to northern Montana.
The St. Mary Diversion and Conveyance Works, part of the irrigation Milk River Project and one of the first projects Bureau of Reclamation was authorized to build when it was created at the start of the last century, diverts water into the North Fork of the Milk River and supplies much — in drought ye...