North Dakota officials want to loosen restrictions on the operation of the outlet that moves water off Devils Lake, to slow the lake’s rise and pump saltier water into the Sheyenne River, the agency’s chief engineer says.
I’ve had enough. I’ve read Richard Betting’s letters for years about the so-called dangers of an overflow from the Devils Lake Basin into the Sheyenne River (“All signs point to drainage as DL culprit,” Page A4, April 30).
Manitoba's premier says his province will invest more than $10 million to improve drainage along the North Dakota border if the state puts a $15 million filter on its Devils Lake outlet.
Premier Gary Doer's offer is the latest exchange in border disputes involving water that have gone on for years and spilled into the courts.
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