May 25, 2007

The Missoulian reports that Envirocon has begun work in earnest on the bypass channel for the Clark Fork River at the Milltown Reservoir Superfund site. The channel, which will be used to divert flows around areas where sediments will be removed and prevent scouring, will be more than 4000 feet long, roughly 200 feet wide from bank to bank and between 15 and 30 deep.

“It’s going to be a really big ditch,” said Matt Fein, project director for Envirocon. The channel will be built to withstand a 100-year flood and will be in use for three to four years. Read more here.

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