Included in this area you will find the latest information related to Flooding issues along the Souris / Mouse River.
Souris - Mouse River Flood Risk Mgmt
Snow Data & Mapping Resources
NOAA's Source for Snow Information:
The National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center provides comprehensive snow observations, analyses, data sets, and interactive map products for the nation.
SWC MapService Snow Data:
The SWC MapService is another source of snow water equivalency mapped data. The MapService has a built-in tutorial for users. Or a step-by-step instructional for basic use of the snow data is available at the link below.
Irrigation Development Funding
There are several funding assistance programs available for individual irrigators and for irrigation districts in North Dakota. These programs, provided through the Bank of North Dakota, the Natural Resources Conservation Service, and the North Dakota State Water Commission, are listed below:
PROGRAMS FOR INDIVIDUAL IRRIGATORS:
* AgPACE (Bank of North Dakota) -
An interest rate buy-down program available to farmers to create an on-farm business intergrated into the farm operation.
* EQIP (Natural Resources Conservation Service) -
Offers farmers and ranchers a tool to address their water-related natural resource concerns, while achieving environmental benefits.
PROGRAMS FOR IRRIGATION DISTRICTS:
* Cost-Share for Irrigation Development (North Dakota State Water Commission) -
Cost-share up to 40 percent of eligible items available to political subdivisions, such as irrigation districts.
* Capital Financing Program and Irrigation & Related Facilities Program
(Bank of North Dakota, North Dakota Public Finance Authority)
Available to qualifying organizations, including irrigation districts, for equipment and water supply infrastructure.
To download a PDF of a brochure with more details about the programs, click on the link below.