Discovering Montana

Table 1.
WATER STORAGE PROJECT SUMMARY
GOVERNORíS REPORT 1999
Full Report

Name/Use

County/Owner

Background

Plan

Cost**

Status

Complete

Tongue River Dam Rehabilitation

Big Horn

State-owned

Built 1937-39;

damage 1978,

Increase cap.; new spillways,

$16.5MSt.

$32MFed.

Last phase 70% complete

April, 1999

 

Deadmanís Basin Water Quality Improvement Project

Wheatland/Golden

Valley/DBWUA*

Built 1934-40

Sedimentation

Careless Creek

Re-routing of stored water

$500K RRGL 1999 Leg.

Nearly complete

Last Phase remains

December, 2000

 

North Fork Smith River Dam Rehabilitation

Meagher

State-owned

Built 1936

Unsafe 1980

Rehab. pend

new spill std.

$1.04M

authzd.

Draft design complete Hold

N/A

East Fork of Rock Creek Dam Repair and Rehabilitation

Granite

State-owned

Built 1930

Sinkhole 6/96

Unsafe

Emer. rpr. outlet wrk. dam toe berm

$1.9M

Complete

 

June, 1997

Tin Cup Lake Dam Repair and Rehabilitation

Ravalli

Tin Cup County Water Dist.

Built 1906

Unsafe 1980

New leak, 1998

Dam core;

Spillway repair

$423K RRGL 1999 Leg.

storage restriction

1997 outlet rpr. 1998 leak rpr. rehab. pending funding

Willow Creek Dam Repair

Lewis and Clark

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

Built 1911

Mod. 1917,í41

Sinkholes í96

embnkmnt, oulet repair found. grout

$1.9M

Complete

October, 1997

Fred Burr Lake Dam Rehabilitation

Granite / Town of

Philipsburg

1997 seepage

increase

Outlt replcd.

Spllwy recon

$284K

Complete

October, 1998

Storm Lake Dam Rehabilitation

Deer Lodge/Cnty Butte/Slvr. Bow

Built 1898

Rehab. needed

Spllwy, valves

N/A

Complete

October, 1998

Silver Lake Dams Rehabilitation

DeerLodge / Cnty. Butte/Slvr. Bow

Built 1902

Rehab. needed

Spllwy, seep.

control

N/A

Complete

August, 1997

Isaacs Creek Dam Repair

Missoula / private

Unsafe, irrig.

stock, fishry.

Outlet pipe replcment.

$50K

Complete, Safety complies

Spring, 1997

Northern Pacific Reservoir Dam Rehabilitation

Jefferson / ASARCO

Unsafe, High hazard

Rehab.Tent.

By yr. 2000

N/A

Storage restrcition

Unknown

Big Sky County Wastewater Storage Pond Dam Rehab.

Gallatin / Big Sky Water and Sewer District

High Hazard

Ponds leaking

New Ponds built

N/A

Complete

November, 1997

Wallace Creek Dam Removal

Missoula / private Irrig., stock water

Built 1922

High Hazard

Removal

N/A

Complete

Summer, 1997

Bair Dam Rehabilitation Analysis

Meagher / State-owned

High Hazard,

Spllwy. Unsafe

Rehab./ Dev. Eng. Specs.

$250K

1999 Leg.

Storage restricition Ď97

Fund Request 1999 Legislature

Nevada Creek Dam Rehabilitation Analysis

Powell / State-owned

High Hazard,

Spllwy. Unsafe

Rehab./ Dev. Eng. Specs.

$300K

1999 Leg.

Leakage spllwy.

unsafe

Fund Request 1999 Legislature

Big Lake Creek Reservoir Study

Beaverhead / N/A

Big HoleWshed

Comm. Study

Drilling, Geo-Tech

$73K to

drill, rpt

Pending funding

N/A

Ruby Creek Water Storage Study

Beaverhead / N/A

Wat. avail. stdy 1994-Ď97

N/A

Estí96@ $1.2M

Inactive

N/A

 

* Deadmanís Basin Water Users Association

** Cost estimates are rounded up; funding typically from variety of sources-see project summaries




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