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Burgum applauds Judge Tunheim’s ruling allowing construction to proceed on F-M Area Diversion Project

Categories: all, 2019 Spring Flooding

BISMARCK, N.D. (April 8, 2019) – Gov. Doug Burgum today applauded a much-anticipated ruling by Chief U.S. District Court Judge John Tunheim that modifies an injunction to allow construction to proceed on the critically important Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project. 


Morton County Declares Flood Emergency

Categories: all, 2019 Spring Flooding

The Morton County Commission has declared a Flood Emergency. Morton County will utilize its emergency fund to accommodate the additional costs associated with these damages.


National Guard resources to aid flood fights; Emergency Commission approves funding

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The North Dakota National Guard and North Dakota Department of Emergency Services (DES) are deploying resources to Cass County and the city of LaMoure to assist in flood fighting efforts.


ND Dept of Health Provides Flood Waste Disposal Guidelines

Categories: all, 2019 Spring Flooding

BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) has guidelines available at www.ndhealth.gov/flood/ for disposal of food and household waste after a flood. 


Spring Flooding Executive Order Signed

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Burgum declares statewide emergency in preparation for spring flooding.


Department of Health Has Flood Information Available

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BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Health has compiled detailed information about a variety of flooding issues, including proper cleanup after a flood.


Blizzard Warning in Effect

Blizzard with significant impacts across far southwest, south-central and the James River Valley. • Uncertainty in snow amounts remains from southwest to north-central North Dakota. • Very strong northerly winds gusts of 50 to 65 mph are likely.

https://www.weather.gov/media/bis/sitreport/SitReport1.pdf


Tavis Flood Control Structure Operating as Designed

Tavis Flood Control Structure Operating as Designed


Burgum urges Corps officials to prevent Missouri River flooding

Burgum urges Corps officials to prevent Missouri River flooding, clearly communicate increases in dam releases


Drought Loan Programs Approved for Livestock Producers

The North Dakota Industrial Commission authorized the Bank of North Dakota (BND) to offer two new loan programs that will assist livestock producers impacted by drought during a special meeting held on Sept 13.