Red River Rising

Author: Ashley Shelby
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press
ISBN: 9780873515009
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In the warming summer of 1997, everywhere residents of Grand Forks turned,
they saw red-jacketed Corps engineers. The Corps, which had almost
immediately identified an extensive levee system as the city's best flood control
option, was under pressure by homeowners who were rumored to be in danger
of losing their homes to the new dike. The immediate post-flood fervor— during
which everyone seemed in favor of a massive dike project to keep the Red from
ever invading the ...

Hearings

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations
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Mr. Chairman and distinguished colleagues, I am here today to testify in behalf of
two closely related flood control projects which, although authorized by Congress
in 1970, were not included in the President's budget request for fiscal year 1972.
They are : $40,000 for preliminary studies to improve the dike protection system
at East Grand Forks, Minn, on the Red River of the North ; and $50,000 for
advanced engineering and design of a dam on the Wild Rice River at Twin Valley
, Minn ...

Hearings Reports And Prints Of The House Committee On Appropriations

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Mr. Chairman and distinguished colleagues, I am here today to testify in behalf of
two closely related flood control projects which, although authorized by Congress
in 1970, were not included in the President's budget request for fiscal year 1972.
They are : $40,000 for preliminary studies to improve the dike protection system
at East Grand Forks, Minn, on the Red River of the North ; and $50,000 for
advanced engineering and design of a dam on the Wild Rice River at Twin Valley
, Minn ...

Public Works For Water And Power Development And Atomic Energy Commission Appropriation Bill 1972

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Public Works
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Chairman and distinguished colleagues, I am here today to testify in behalf of two
closely related flood control projects which. although authorized by Congress in
1970, were not included in the P resident's budget request for fiscal year 1972.
They are: $40,000 for preliminary studies to improve the dike protection system at
East Grand Forks, Minn, on the Red River of the North; and $50,000 for advanced
engineering and design of a dam on the Wild Rice River at Twin Valley, Minn.

The Extremes Of The Extremes

Author: Arni Snorrason
Publisher: International Assn of Hydrological Sciences
ISBN: 9781901502664
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Extraordinary Floods Arni Snorrason, Helga P. Finnsdóttir, Marshall E. Moss. July
2000). 1AHSPubI.no. 27 1,2002. e/ A hydroclimatic analysis of the 1997 flood at
Grand Forks, North Dakota (USA) PAUL E. TODHUNTER Defiartment oI
Geograpliv. fiox 9020 Universitv oI .Nortli Dakota. ... REVIEW OF REGIONAL
FLOOD HAZARD A combination of unique geological features create a severe
and chronic spring snowmelt flood hazard in the Red River of the North drainage
basin (Fig.

Public Works For Water And Power Development And Atomic Energy Commisstion Appropriation Bill

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Mr. Chairman and distinguished colleagues, I am here today to testify in behalf of
two closely related flood control projects which, although authorized by Congress
in 1970, were not included in the President's budget request for fiscal year 1972.
They are : $ 10,000 for preliminary studies to improve the dike protection system
at East Grand Forks, Minn, on the Red River of the North; and $50,000 for
advanced engineering and design of a dam on the Wild Rice River at Twin Valley
, Minn ...

Rivers And Harbors Flood Control Emergency Act

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Works
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EAST GRAND FoRKs, MINN., May 21, 1948. Hon. Joseph BALL, Senate Office
Building: City officials of East Grand Forks believe Red River of the North
drainage basin projects of Army engineers now being considered by Senate
Public Works Committee would relieve East Grand Forks of damaging floods
such as we have had in past. Appreciate your splendid cooperation in assisting
us. EARL L. ENRIGHT, Mayor of East Grand Forks. EAST GRAND Forks, MINN.,
May 21, 1948. Hon.

Us Geological Survey Circular

Author: Kathleen Macek-Rowland
Publisher: U S Geological Survey
ISBN: 9780607963397
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Abstract The winter of 1996-97, combined with the 1 997 spring floods, was one
of the worst natural disasters in recent history on the northern plains. Above-
normal snowfall in central and eastern North Dakota, western Minnesota, and
central and eastern South Dakota during the winter of 1996-97 and a blizzard on
April 5-6, 1997, caused the worst flooding in several areas in more than 100 ...
Grand Forks, N. Dak., and East Grand Forks, Minn., which are located on the Red
River of ...