Red River Basin Commission

Groups Working to Remove Phosphorus & Nitrogen from Red River

The report came from the Minnesota Pollution Control Authority

MOORHEAD, Minn. –¬†Dangerous substances are threatening the water quality and wildlife in the Red River. Over the last few years, the levels of the Red River have risen due to more precipitation and drainage. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says this leads to more bacteria and nutrients floating in the water, leading to potential health risks. “We’ve had people who…

Red River Basin Commission Discusses Ideas Concerning Red River Viability

Forty four board members from North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota, and Manitoba talk about several topics

FARGO, N.D. —¬†Once every three months, officials from across the Red River basin gather to discuss issues that will impact the river and its surrounding communities. There are over forty members on the board for the Red River Basin Commission, and they discuss issues such as drought and water quality. Several prominent leaders, such as Fargo City Commissioner Dave Piepkorn…