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Groundwater study shows no contamination

November 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

RESTON, Va. — Random sampling of shallow groundwater in the Bakken and Three Forks formations in North Dakota and Montana shows no early evidence of contamination from the region’s energy development, according to a federal study.

“These resu…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Well 26 still above average

November 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Well 26 is still hanging above average, according to Worthington Public Utilities (WPU) Manager Scott Hain. 

During Monday afternoon’s WPU Water and Light Commission meeting, Hain said that well 26 is currently 8.4 inches ab…continue reading on dglobe.com

Williston launches water treatment project for growing population

September 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON, N.D. — A $105 million water treatment plant was heralded by Williston’s mayor as a project that will allow the city to grow at an official groundbreaking Wednesday.

Dave Tuan, director of Public Works, called the facility “one of t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

City requests water conservation through Friday

September 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

The City of Dickinson and Southwest Water Authority is asking residents to conserve water from Tuesday through Friday. 

New connections will be made Thursday from the water treatment plant to the city water distribution system.

That d…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Column: Clean water proposal aims to help farmers

September 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

By KEN KOPOCIS, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

WASHINGTON — When Congress passed the Clean Water Act in 1972, it didn’t just defend the mighty Mississippi or the Great Lakes; it also protected smaller streams and wetlands from pollution….continue reading on dglobe.com

City reminds residents to conserve water through Friday

September 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

The City of Dickinson and Southwest Water Authority is reminding residents to conserve water from Sept. 9-11 as new connections from the water treatment plant to the city water distribution system are made.

Over the next three days, the ability to…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

City reminds residents to conserve water through Friday

September 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

The City of Dickinson and Southwest Water Authority is reminding residents to conserve water from Sept. 9-11 as new connections from the water treatment plant to the city water distribution system are made.

Over the next three days, the ability to…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

As others see it: Reject Dayton’s ‘request’

August 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

Gov. Mark Dayton hasn’t done his homework. Minnesota’s chief executive, who ought to know better, has come to conclusions about the Fargo-Moorhead diversion that are not based on facts. His letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers requesting th…continue reading on dglobe.com

As others see it: Reject Dayton’s ‘request’

August 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

Gov. Mark Dayton hasn’t done his homework. Minnesota’s chief executive, who ought to know better, has come to conclusions about the Fargo-Moorhead diversion that are not based on facts. His letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers requesting th…continue reading on dglobe.com

Upper Missouri River basin runoff remains high

August 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Runoff continues to be above normal in the upper Missouri River basin, but it isn’t leading to any flooding concerns.

The Army Corps of Engineers says runoff above Sioux City, Iowa, in July was 33 percent above normal. Water…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com