Flows to the Madison River were restored late Wednesday night after two days of extremely low flows thanks to quickly formulated repairs to Hebgen Lake Dam.
A replacement part has been manufactured and could be installed at Hebgen Lake Dam by this evening to restore water to the Madison River.
A water release from Fort Peck Dam to see if pallid sturgeon can be encouraged upstream to spawn has received approval.
A dramatic plunge in the upper Madison River due to a problem at the Hebgen Lake Dam has stranded some fish and bodes ill for brown trout eggs resting in now exposed gravel.
Bob Rowe stood on the deck of Hauser Dam on a crisp September afternoon and watched as the Missouri River flowed into the forebay and then powered the dam’s hydroelectric generators as it tumbled down to the outflow gates below.
Leon Royer seeks evacuation plans for a breach, a back-up dam and bonded compensation if lands are buried under waste from the platinum and palladium mine.
Despite some heavy rainstorms in August, flows from Fort Peck Dam will be reduced from 9,500 cubic feet per second to 5,000 cfs this month as managers respond to persistent drought.
Included in the sweeping $1 trillion infrastructure bill approved by the Senate is funding for Western water projects that farmers, water providers and environmentalists say are badly needed across the parched region.
Mostly finished last summer, a new bypass channel on the Yellowstone River is designed to provide fish — especially endangered pallid sturgeon — a route around Intake Dam to reach spawning habitat upstream.
June runoff in the Upper Missouri River Basin was only 52% of average this year, prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to implement water conservation measures on the dams it manages along the stream.
Gov. Greg Gianforte is objecting to a U.S. government proposal to alter water releases from a huge reservoir in northeastern Montana to help an ancient and endangered fish species — the dinosaur-like pallid sturgeon.
Because a story never came true, that doesn’t make it fiction.
Another set of scientists, this one more than five-dozen deep, is sounding the alarm over Snake River salmon and steelhead, saying if the imperiled fish are to be saved, the four lower Snake River dams must go.
Wedged into the bottom of a rocky canyon on the east side of the Pioneer Mountains is a small lake with a big history — Brownes Lake.
As summertime temperatures heat up and the chance to cool down in the water arrives, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is reminding people that building dams in creeks and streams can harm fish. This is especially true for bull trout, which swim up small creeks in late summer to spawn.
“Rattlesnake Creek is one of our prime westslope cutthroat and bull trout spawning tributaries for the Clark Fork in this section."
SPOKANE, Wash. — The U.S. government announced Friday that four huge dams on the Snake River in Washington state will not be removed to help endangered salmon migrate to the ocean.
The historic settlement of Hasankeyf, in south-eastern Turkey, which was flooded by the construction of the Ilisu dam in recent years, is almo…
The first steps of the popular Mystic Lake trail in the Beartooth Mountains will look different this year.