After nearly 2 1/2 years of work, the new dam o n the Black River near Black River Falls is nearing completion.
The reservoir above the dam will start filling on Monday according to the General Manager of Black River Falls Utilities, Jerry Ewert.
The final pieces for the rpoject were put in place earlier this week.
The decision was made to wait until Monday to start refilling to allow residents affected to have an extra weekend to finish up any preparations they need to make.
Ewert says there is alot of anticipation regarding the completion of the project among residents and those who use the water above the dam.