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Milk River Joint Board of Control Meets After Siphon Fails in Babb

On Monday, June 17, the Milk River Project, a 110-year-old structure that provides irrigation to several towns on the Hi-Line experienced a catastrophic failure.

Last Thursday, June 20, during a regularly scheduled meeting, the Milk River Irrigation Project Joint Board of Control, was able to take some action to help give local irrigators intel.

"The Milk River does not flow for six out of ten years without the water transferred by the St. Mary Project," Marko Manoukian of the St. Mary's Rehabilitation Group told the PCN.

The project provides water to 140,000 acres of land, over 18,000 residen...


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