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Notice Of Meeting - North Dakota Missouri River Advisory Council

The North Dakota Missouri River Advisory Council (NDMRAC) will be meeting at 1:00 pm on May 10, 2017 at the North Dakota Heritage Center.

The purpose of this meeting will be to elect officers, develop organizational documents, review issues in the basin, and receive presentations on the US Army Corps of Engineers Water Supply Rule, and Missouri River management-related legislation from Jennifer Verleger, ND Assistant Attorney General.

The NDMRAC is a grassroots group, whose vision is to preserve and protect the rights of North Dakota and its people, to the Missouri River and its tributaries, for the benefit of current and future generations.

NDMRAC's mission is to work collaboratively with North Dakota stakeholders to provide unified representation, advocate for the responsible use of resources, and improve awareness and education relating to the Missouri River and its tributaries.

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The Current - April

The Current

The Current is a quarterly Water Commission and Office of the State Engineer newsletter that provides the latest agency-specific information concerning water development, regulatory and appropriation efforts, water education, policy changes, Commission meeting highlights, and much more.

We hope you find the content useful and helpful.

NFIP Workshop

NFIP workshop

FEMA-Region 8 and the North Dakota State Water Commission are sponsoring a National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) workshop in Fargo on Tuesday, May 23rd and in Bismarck on Wednesday, May 24th.

These one-day workshops will focus on Letters of Map Amendment (LOMA) and Letters of Map Revisions (LOMR); which are routine Flood Insurance Rate Map changes using the MT-1 and MT-2 forms.

The presenters will explain what information is necessary to successfully submit a LOMA or LOMR, and what the general process looks like.

Please pre-register as space is limited.

ND Response Website - Spring Flood Information

ND Response

Staying knowledgeable about flood hazards no matter where you live is an important part of staying safe. People who live in low-lying areas, near water, or downstream from a dam, must pay special attention as flood events may be more common in these areas. The ND Response website has been created as a one-stop informational source for most flood-related information in North Dakota.

Sovereign Lands Brochure

Sovereign Lands

This brochure addresses frequently asked questions about Sovereign Lands. North Dakota’s Sovereign Lands are those areas, including the beds and islands, lying within the ordinary high watermark of navigable lakes and streams. Sovereign Lands are publically-owned lands that are managed for the benefit of the citizens of the state.

Closed Basin & Lake Flooding

Closed Basin Flooding

Closed Basin & Lake Flooding has been developed to address a unique issue to some North Dakotans. The publication is intended to educate the public about what closed basins are and flooding risks that can be associated with them. Topics that it covers include; the challenges to managing closed basin flooding, understanding risks, and ground/surface water exchange. It also contains information regarding NFIP and closed basin flooding.

You can download the brochure by clicking the image on the left, or paper copies can be requested by calling (701) 328-4989 or email.

2017-2019 North Dakota Water Development Report

Water Report

The State Water Commission has completed the 2017-2019 North Dakota Water Development Report, which serves as an update to the 2015 State Water Plan. You can download the report by clicking the image on the left, or paper copies can be requested by calling (701) 328-4989 or email.

2017-2019 North Dakota State Water Commission and Office of the State Engineer Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan

The 2017-2019 North Dakota State Water Commission and Office of the State Engineer Strategic Plan has been completed and is available for download by clicking the image on the left. Paper copies can be requested by calling (701) 328-4989 or email.