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Abnormally Dry Conditions Return to RRVWSP Service Area

2022 drought

North Dakota’s climate is proving once again that precipitation is highly variable – even within the span of one year. Abnormally dry conditions returned to most of North Dakota in September. Parts of McKenzie, Williams, Mountrail and Richland Counties are experiencing moderate to severe drought conditions according to the U.S. Drought Monitor report issued on […]

Red River Valley Water Supply Project Leadership Strives for Positive Landowner Relations


At the very beginning of the state Red River Valley Water Supply Project (RRVWSP), the project’s co-sponsors made Landowner Respect one of the Guiding Principles of the project, based on the golden rule. Most of the leaders of the Garrison Diversion Conservancy District (Garrison Diversion) and Lake Agassiz Water Authority (LAWA) are also landowners, so […]

Introducing Rick Bigwood, LAWA Board Member

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As the President of the Northeast Regional Water District, Rick Bigwood had the opportunity to also serve on the Lake Agassiz Water Authority (LAWA) Board of Directors. The Northeast Regional Water District was created when Langdon Rural Water and North Valley Water Systems combined. Rick is well-versed in the issues rural water systems face in […]