June 18, 2008

Spillway work on June 18

The Missoulian recently featured an article on the spillway removal work at the Milltown Dam that’s continued despite the recent cold snap. For a more detailed account and a historical look back at the flood of 1908, see the June monthly Milltown update (PDF) from Peter Nielsen of the Missoula Valley Water Quality District. And then there’s this week’s EPA update (PDF) on the site, which reports that one million tons of sediment have been excavated and shipped thus far.

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