Permit Denied For FM Diversion Project By Buffalo-Red River Watershed District
The Diversion Authority is already consulting with its lawyers about what the next step should be
FARGO, ND — The Buffalo-Red River Watershed District has voted against issuing a permit for the FM Diversion project.
Chair of the FM Diversion Authority, Mary Scherling, says she is disappointed but hopes the two sides can still work out a compromise.
The Diversion Authority is already consulting with its lawyers about what the next step should be.
Scherling says we still need flood protection and we will have a diversion built.
Watershed officials declined comment on their decision because of the possible pending litigation.