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2008-07-04 12:00:15

By Kevin Bonham, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Jul. 4--Raising, extending and relocating existing dikes are the most viable flood-control measures for the Devils Lake Basin, should the lake continue to rise, according to a preliminary report from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Corps will outline those potential measures in a series of public meetings next week. The meetings are: n 7 p.m. Tuesday: Spirit Lake Casino and Resort, St. Michael, N.D. n Noon Wednesday: Cooperstown...

2008-06-18 12:00:28

By Kevin Bonham, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Jun. 18--TOLNA, N.D. -- A construction crew is plugging the Tolna Dam this week. The concrete and rock structure on the Tolna Coulee, 2 miles southeast of this Nelson County community, has been leaking for several years. "The last five years, seepage has been increasing," said Jon Ketsch, chief of construction for the North Dakota State Water Commission. The dam had been scheduled for repairs sometime during the next couple of years. But...

2006-03-27 14:58:47

By Marcy Nicholson WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - North American environmental groups, upset over water diverted from the U.S. into Canada, have asked an international watchdog to investigate the matter, the coalition said on Monday. "Canada and the U.S. are violating the international laws designed to protect our shared lakes and rivers from pollution. An independent inquiry by the CEC (North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation) will uncover why Canada and the U.S....

2005-11-15 18:21:18

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) - Despite a study that found no invasive fish or plants in North Dakota's Devils Lake, from which water is being drained to end up in Canada, the Canadian province of Manitoba said on Tuesday it still wants the water filtered more. The study did find four types of toxin-causing algae in Devils Lake and three parasites that are not found in Canadian waters and could have an impact on Manitoba's Lake Winnipeg, the world's 10th largest freshwater...

2005-11-15 18:20:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) - Despite a study that found no invasive fish or plants in North Dakota's Devils Lake, from which water is being drained to end up in Canada, the Canadian province of Manitoba said on Tuesday it still wants the water filtered more. The study did find four types of toxin-causing algae in Devils Lake and three parasites that are not found in Canadian waters and could have an impact on Manitoba's Lake Winnipeg, the world's 10th largest freshwater lake and...

2005-08-06 09:56:10

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada and the United States announced a deal on Saturday that could years of bickering over plans to drain a North Dakota lake into rivers that end up in Canada, and said there would be safeguards to prevent pollution and minimize risk from "nuisance species" of fish. A statement from the two countries said they had made progress in deciding how to drain Devils Lake, a low-lying area of water that flooded farms, schools and villages as it spread from 70 square miles to...


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