A panel of commissioners with Missoula District Court have announced a final valuation for the Mountain Water Company at $88.6 million, nearly double the $46 million the City of Missoula had wanted to pay and a little more than half of the $146 million Carlyle Group had hoped for.
On Tuesday, the Montana Public Service Commission voted 5 – 0 to deny a request by the city of Missoula to stop the transfer of management of Mountain Water company from Park Water to Liberty Utilities.
Water flows are flowing less than half the volume normally seen on the Clark Fork River waterways in Missoula and they are putting a huge damper on river recreation, including floating and kayaking--even surfing for some in western Montana.
Jimmy Fallon had Bill Gates on NBC's "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" on Wednesday night to talk about his foundation's new invention that turns sewage into drinking water. That is something we talked about a couple of weeks ago on "The Free Beer &…