The Saratoga Sun -

Weir removal set for August


In August, there will be turbidity increase along the East Fork Encampment River and Coon Creek for the removal of two weirs.

An advertisement ran in the Saratoga Sun last week for the notice of the turbidity increase as an Application for Temporary Turbidity Increase has to be issued for the project to proceed.

According to Bill Bear, Biologist for the U.S. Forest Service, the project is a segment of an extended progress of weir removals in the area. One weir was removed in 2011.

“The permit is needed for any type of increase in sediment along the river,” Baer said.

“The state w...

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