Broken Water Main Floods Moorhead Store Overnight

It took public works crews about 90 minutes to find the shut-off and stop the water break.

MOORHEAD, MN– A broken water main resulted in a big mess at the CVS Pharmacy on 30th Avenue South in Moorhead. Police Sgt. Scott Kostohryz says officers responded to motion alarms at the store around 1:30 a.m. Friday and discovered water flowing inside the store from a broken water main. Kostohryz says it was like a waterfall coming out once…

THINKING GREEN: Saving Money By Saving Water

When it comes to saving water, you could also be saving money. But you don't want to sacrifice quality around the home.

  When it comes to saving water, you could also be saving money. But you don’t want to sacrifice quality around the home. Check out the little trick that can help you do both in this week’s Thinking Green. Categories: Morning – Features Tags: Danny Lipford, thinking green, water

Water Shut Off To Half of Emerado, ND

EMERADO, ND – The city of Emerado says water is shut off to one side of town. Crews say it will come back on once they can get water levels back to an appropriate level. The city also says water is not being supplied to the water tower. However, it has enough water for the next day-and-a-half. Officials say it’s important…

West Fargo’s Spring Stench From Lagoons Will Be Gone… In About 10 Years

The city will hook up a switchpipe to the city of Fargo at the end of the summer

WEST FARGO, N.D. — If you get just the right wind to hit your nostrils, that’s when you’ll know spring has sprung in West Fargo. “A swamp, kind of like a field of cows,” said Danell Phelps, owner of Ladybug Latte, near the lagoons. Every year, the lagoons trap gases like hydrogen sulfide under the ice. So when they get…

City of Fargo to Put In Additional Flooding Measures at Five Locations

The river is expected to crest at 35 feet early next week

FARGO, N.D. — The City of Fargo is putting additional measures in place for the flood fight. The Red River is at about 25 feet. Flood level is 18 feet, and it’s expected to crest at 35 feet early next week. “We’ve been continually refining our protection plans ever since the emergency declaration has been made a couple weeks ago. So…

MnDOT Warns About Water On Highway 59

MnDOT says the northbound lake is closed between mileposts 201 and 202

If you’re driving on Highway 59 between Elbow Lake and I-94 you’ll have to watch for water over the roadway. MnDOT says the northbound lane is closed between mileposts 201 and 202. Traffic is being controlled by automated signals. They warn everyone that driving through water is dangerous and not to drive around barricades or into flooded areas. Categories: Flood…

Moorhead Public Service Wants Your Help; What Designs Should Be on the Next Water Tower?

Visual representation often speaks louder than words

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Public Service is building a new water tower in the Southside Neighborhood and wants to know what you think it should look like. The same two artists who have designed the last two are part of the project and share their thoughts at the first open forum. Moorhead Public Service is asking for ideas to put…

Boil Advisory For City of Horace

They advise residents to boil their water before using.

HORACE, ND — The City of Horace, ND has issued a drinking water warning. They advise residents to boil their water before using. Residents should not drink the water without boiling it first. Let it boil for one minute, and let it cool before using. The water was contaminated when the loss of pressure to the water distribution system due…

Community Pitches In After Vandals Cause 201,000 Gallons of Water to Flood Bonanzaville

Donations will help with the water bill, potential damage, and additional security

WEST FARGO, N.D. –Sometime last week, vandals turned on water spigots at Bonanzaville and caused more than 200,000 gallons of water to flood. “At first I was really confused, I wasn’t really sure where that amount of water could come from. When I came back into the village and walked up to the church you could hear it when you got…

UPDATE: Water to be Shut Off in Emerado, ND Wednesday Morning

EMERADO, N.D. – Crews will be shutting water in Emerado, North Dakota Wednesday morning at 9:30. The city says a leak in its water tower was found last week and the tower was bypassed over the weekend. However, water pressure was too high. The part to regulate water pressure will be replaced in two days. The tower will be fixed this spring….