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By Bonnie Davidson
The Courier 

City Council Approves Levee Draft Plan


Bonnie Davidson / The Courier

Mike Kaiser of the Glasgow Levee Safety Committee shows committee members and Colleen Horhan of the Army Corps of Engineers where existing lines of the levee are and where they should be.

Flooding is a concern in the Glasgow area, a concern that has become a reality a number of times over the last century. Only a few years ago, in 2011, a large flood threatened and damaged the area. The disaster caused millions of dollars of damage.

The Army Corps of Engineers gave the city of Glasgow two years to complete a plan to fix several issues with the Milk River and Cherry Creek levee that was rated as unacceptable. Glasgow formed a Levee Safety Committee in order to meet the deadline that will come up on July 1 of this year. That committee has met regularly and looked into all the...

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