Lake Agassiz Water Authority

Lake Agassiz Water Authority

Up to $30M for the Red River Valley Water Supply Project in the State Water Commission Budget

The North Dakota State Water Commission’s budget for the 2017-2019 biennium has been approved with up to $30 million slated for the Red River Valley Water Supply Project (RRVWSP).  Of the $30 million grant, $17 million will be directed towards planning and permitting, while the remaining $13 million is to initiate construction. “The Garrison Diversion Conservancy […]

Moving Water Across ND

By Keith Norman on Mar 25, 2017 for the Jamestown Sun The political climate for proceeding with the Red River Valley Water Supply Project looks good at the federal level, according to Duane DeKrey, general manager of the Garrison Diversion Conservancy District. DeKrey and other Garrison Diversion officials were in Washington, D.C., last week to […]

Funding request for project trimmed

The Leader-News & Underwood NewsAlyssa Meier, Editor After initially requesting $150 million, Red River Valley Water Supply Project officials are now asking the State for only a fraction of that in the 2017-19 budget. Four-fifths of the original total was lobbed off of the RRVWSP request after State legislators asked organizations to accommodate a tight biennium […]

Stutsman County joins Lake Agassiz Water Authority

Jamestown Sun, Jan. 25, 2017 Stutsman County has become an associate member of the Lake Agassiz Water Authority and may become a full member, according to Sen. Terry Wanzek, R-Jamestown. The Garrison Diversion Conservancy District announced Tuesday Stutsman County and the city of Wahpeton had become associate or non-voting members of Lake Agassiz Water Authority. […]

Lake Agassiz Water Authority Board Adds Associate Members

CARRINGTON, (January 23, 2017) – The Lake Agassiz Water Authority (LAWA) board of directors voted to add two Associate Members to the board. Because of their affiliation with the Red River Valley Water Supply Project, the City of Wahpeton and Stutsman Rural Water District will be present at the table during meetings of the board […]

Project to Benefit Half of N.D.

BY ALYSSA MEIEREditorA pipeline running from Washburn through central and eastern North Dakota will provide water to approximately half of all state residents. With a tentative plan to start construction by 2019, the Red River Valley Water Supply Project (RRVWSP) would transport water from the Missouri River to areas of North Dakota that often face […]