Corps of Engineers Interested in Dead Loop Restoration Through Souris Basin

The Souris River Joint Board’s monthly meeting was yesterday; the work continues on implementing all aspects the Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Plan. Of note, members of the Corp of Engineers were in Minot this past week and they expressed an interest in projects related to ecosystem restoration. In plain English, the message being conveyed

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Flood Protection Update: January 12, 2017

Following last week’s monthly Souris River Joint Board meeting, I grabbed Ryan Ackerman, Project Administrator for the SRJB, for an update on a few aspects of Minot’s long-term flood protection efforts. It’s a six-minute interview, but this information is direct from the best source in town. Watch below.

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Flood Protection: Phase II & Phase III Design Concept Open House

Members of the Souris River Joint Board and engineers from Ackerman Estvold and Bar Engineering held a public input meeting at Perkett School last night. The design work for Minot’s west-side flood protection is ~30% complete; this meeting was intended to present the progress and gather public feedback. Here are the important points: This meeting

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International Souris River Board Meeting

The International Souris River Board met Friday in Estevan. Jim Olson of KX News was there and has the coverage.

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Flood Control: Corp of Engineers Holding Open Public Meetings in April

There’s a little progress on the flood protection front to report — Hooray! The Corps of Engineers and the Souris River Joint Board will be holding two public forums and informational meetings coming up in April. ┬áThe official news release follows below, but here are the dates and times: April 8, Burlington High School Gym.

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