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Madison River Public Meeting - April 26 in Ennis

Date: Apr 26, 2022

TYPE: Event

Join us to discuss Madison River topics.

  • When: Tuesday, April 26
  • Time: 6-8 p.m.
  • Where: El Western, 4784 U.S. Highway 287, in Ennis

Details: NorthWestern Energy has set a public meeting to discuss topics related to the Madison River. Topics to be discussed include snowpack and streamflow forecasts for the Madison River, fish populations, the Hebgen Dam gate malfunction and the projects sponsored by the Madison Fisheries Technical Advisory Committee.

The public is invited to the meeting. There will be an opportunity to ask questions and visit with NorthWestern employees and company’s Madison River partners.

NorthWestern owns and operates Hebgen and Madison dams on the Madison River under a license issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The operation of the hydroelectric facilities play a significant role in managing streamflow on the Madison River.