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Red River Valley Water Supply Project Leadership Strives for Positive Landowner Relations
Red River Valley Water Supply Project Leadership Strives for Positive Landowner Relations

At the very beginning of the state Red River Valley Water Supply Project (RRVWSP), the project’s co-sponsors made Landowner Respect one of the Guiding Principles of the project, based on the golden rule. ...

Abnormally Dry Conditions Return to RRVWSP Service Area
Abnormally Dry Conditions Return to RRVWSP Service Area

North Dakota’s climate is proving once again that precipitation is highly variable – even within the span of one year. Abnormally dry conditions returned to most of North Dakota in September. Parts ...

Introducing Rick Bigwood, LAWA Board Member
Introducing Rick Bigwood, LAWA Board Member

As the President of the Northeast Regional Water District, Rick Bigwood had the opportunity to also serve on the Lake Agassiz Water Authority (LAWA) Board of Directors. The Northeast Regional Water District was ...

RRVWSP Construction & Standard Land Reclamation Process
RRVWSP Construction & Standard Land Reclamation Process

Pipe shipments are set to arrive in July, and pipeline installation on the Red River Valley Water Supply Project (RRVWSP) will kick into high gear. Crews will begin in Foster County southeast of Carrington, North ...

Introducing Jay Anderson, Garrison Diversion Board Member
Introducing Jay Anderson, Garrison Diversion Board Member

It’s no surprise that Jay Anderson was elected to represent Ransom County on the Garrison Diversion Conservancy District Board. Water and agriculture have weaved throughout his life in several ways. He ...

ND’s Variable Weather Proves Back-to-Back Drought and Flood is Possible
ND’s Variable Weather Proves Back-to-Back Drought and Flood is Possible

There is one constant in North Dakota’s weather – constant change. After drought conditions made headlines throughout 2021 and into the first quarter of 2022, a soggy April and May left many communities ...

RRVWSP Construction Top Priority in 2022
RRVWSP Construction Top Priority in 2022

The co-sponsors of the Red River Valley Water Supply Project (RRVWSP), Garrison Diversion Conservancy District (Garrison Diversion) and the Lake Agassiz Water Authority (LAWA), are eager to ramp up construction ...

Micro Tunnel Boring Machine to Meet Specialized Construction Needs
Micro Tunnel Boring Machine to Meet Specialized Construction Needs

Garrison Diversion Conservancy District (Garrison Diversion) staff and members of the Board of Directors took a chilly field trip in early March to Washburn, North Dakota, to see firsthand an impressive piece of ...

Introducing Nancy Marquart, Garrison Diversion Board Member
Introducing Nancy Marquart, Garrison Diversion Board Member

Nancy Marquart is a person who likes to be involved in her community. She became a Nelson County Commissioner in 2015 and is currently in her second year as Chairman. Recently, she wrapped up a six-year stint as ...

Massive new pipeline to protect eastern North Dakota from drought
Massive new pipeline to protect eastern North Dakota from drought

Massive new pipeline to protect eastern North Dakota from drought January 26, 2022 AWWA Connections | Massive new pipeline to protect eastern North Dakota from drought (awwa.org)   North Dakota is embarking ...

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