red river watershed management

Red River Watershed Management Board collecting terrain data using LiDAR for flood mitigation

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Red River Watershed Management Board is collecting new data on the elevation of the ground in our region in order to better predict and mitigate flooding. The Board has contracted with Sanborn Mapping Company to collect what’s called Light Detecting and Ranging data, also known as LiDAR. It’s collected through a laser and is used…

Red River Water Management Board Discusses Projects and Goals

Conference-goers hear about project issues, funding, and governance

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Red River Water Management Board and the Flood Damage Reduction Workgroup gather every year to discuss the latest plans for managing water. The Red River Watershed Management Board has been holding their annual meeting for two decades now, but this year, a new Red River Basin Drainage Conference has also been started. Conference–goers hear not just the…