Drought Complicates Water Works in Montana Third-generation waterman Roger Muggli determines how much water is diverted from the Tongue River near Miles City, Mont., to a canal used by farmers, ranchers and homeowners. A prolonged drought has made his job much more challenging.

Drought Complicates Water Works in Montana

Drought Complicates Water Works in Montana

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Third-generation waterman Roger Muggli runs the Tongue and Yellowstone Irrigation District near Miles City, Mont. He determines how much water is diverted out of the Tongue River and into a separate canal used by farmers, ranchers and homeowners for irrigation.

A prolonged drought in recent years has made his job much more challenging than it used to be.

Independent producers Dan Collison and Elizabeth Meister report.