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North Idaho drainage districts flooding


March 30, 2017
By Capital Press

Growers who work in the Kootenai Valley in Idaho face earthen dikes that block most of the mountain streams ­­– which are routed into drainage ditches across their farms – from the river. When river flows are high, farmers must close the gravity-fed drains on their ditches and turn on pumps to evacuate the water. This spring, the pumps haven’t kept pace with the runoff of snow melt. | READ MORE


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