Irrigation diversions from the reservoir above Milner Dam often nearly dry up the Snake River at Cauldron Linn, a waterfall near Burley, as seen in this August 2004 photo.
Irrigation diversions from the reservoir above Milner Dam often nearly dry up the Snake River at Cauldron Linn, a waterfall near Burley, as seen in this August 2004 photo. Idaho Statesman file
Irrigation diversions from the reservoir above Milner Dam often nearly dry up the Snake River at Cauldron Linn, a waterfall near Burley, as seen in this August 2004 photo. Idaho Statesman file
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Central Idaho reservoirs will empty in July

June 06, 2014 03:00 PM

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Rocky Barker is the energy and environment reporter for the Idaho Statesman and has been writing about the West since 1985. He is the author of several books, including "Scorched Earth How the Fires of Yellowstone Changed America," "The Flyfisher's Guide to Idaho" and "The Wingshooter's Guide to Idaho."