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Dodson Diversion Dam

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The Dodson Diversion Dam on Milk River 5 miles west of Dodson, Mont., is a timber crib, weir-type structure with movable crest gates. The structural height is 26 feet; the crest length is 8,154 feet. The Dodson North Canal, diverting on the north side of the river just above Dodson Dam, has an initial capacity of 500 cubic feet per second, conveys water for irrigation of Malta Division lands south of Milk River, and also conveys water for storage in Nelson Reservoir.

Last updated: Mar 29, 2013