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First Pipe Placed During RRVWSP Groundbreaking Ceremony
First Pipe Placed During RRVWSP Groundbreaking Ceremony

Check out this video featuring the speakers at the historic Red River Valley Water Supply Project groundbreaking, pipe signing, and construction crews expertly lowering the first pipe into the ground.   During ...

2021 ND Water Tour Includes McClusky Canal Headworks
2021 ND Water Tour Includes McClusky Canal Headworks

The North Dakota Water Education Foundation’s Water Tour made a stop at the McClusky Canal Headworks on July 27. About 30 attendees took in the “Managing Water through Garrison Diversion” tour. The ...

Introducing Roger Fenstad, Garrison Diversion Board Member
Introducing Roger Fenstad, Garrison Diversion Board Member

Roger Fenstad marks his tenth year on the Garrison Diversion Conservancy District Board of Directors in 2021. He says he ran for election and became involved in the Garrison Diversion Conservancy District to use ...

Save the Date - 2021 Water Conference
Save the Date - 2021 Water Conference

Mark your calendar! The 2021 Garrison Diversion Water Conference focused on the Red River Valley Water Supply Project (RRVWSP) will be held October 21 at the Fargo Holiday Inn. More details to come. ...

RRVWSP Leadership Thanks Legislature for Successful Session
RRVWSP Leadership Thanks Legislature for Successful Session

Representatives of the cosponsors of the Red River Valley Water Supply Project (RRVWSP) say they are pleased with how the Project fared during North Dakota’s 67th legislative session. Garrison Diversion Conservancy ...

RRVWSP Construction Ramps Up
RRVWSP Construction Ramps Up

The 2021 construction season is well underway. Crews are working on three major features of the Red River Valley Water Supply Project (RRVWSP), which will convey treated water from the Missouri River from central ...

Introducing Bill Krivachka, Garrison Diversion Board Member
Introducing Bill Krivachka, Garrison Diversion Board Member

Bill Krivachka credits his early life experiences in arid Bowman, North Dakota, with his enduring interest in water and weather. When he was growing up, Bowman County farmers averaged just 10 to 15 bushels of ...

Introducing Steve Dale, LAWA Board Member
Introducing Steve Dale, LAWA Board Member

Wahpeton Mayor Steve Dale is one of the newest members of the Lake Agassiz Water Authority (LAWA) Board of Directors. Mayor Dale says water topics are the reason he ventured into local government back in 2010. ...

100% of North Dakota Currently Experiencing Drought
100% of North Dakota Currently Experiencing Drought

One hundred percent of North Dakota is currently experiencing moderate to extreme drought conditions, according to the North American Drought Monitor. The drought tracking agency released an updated U.S. Drought ...

RRVWSP Legislative Session Update
RRVWSP Legislative Session Update

The second half of the North Dakota legislative session began in early March. Representatives of the Garrison Diversion Conservancy District (Garrison Diversion) and Lake Agassiz Water Authority (LAWA) are making ...

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