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St. Mary Diversion rehabilitation finally sees funding


Last updated 12/28/2021 at 11:31am

Last year, the collapse of Drop 5 of the St. Mary Diversion and the coordinated effort to fix it was one of the biggest stories of of the year, and this year the ongoing efforts — and finally some success — to fund long-overdue repairs to the Diversion was one of the biggest ongoing stories.

Local irrigators and residents had been warning for more than two decades that the diversion and conveyance system, which provides much of the water in the Milk River each year, was on the verge of collapse after many decades of repairs and band-aiding the system together to keep it running.


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