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Bismarck/Mandan Missouri River Ground Water Maps

Actual Depth To Water Table (8/2/2018)

Actual Depth To Water Table (7/26/18-7/27/2018)

Actual Depth To Water Table (7/19/18-7/20/2018)

Actual Depth To Water Table (7/12/18)

Actual Depth To Water Table (7/5/18)

Actual Depth To Water Table (6/28/18)

Actual Depth To Water Table (6/21/18)

Actual Depth To Water Table (6/6/18)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s increased releases from Garrison Dam to 60,000 cubic feet per second. This flow approximately correlates to a river stage of about 13 feet on the Missouri River in Bismarck/Mandan.

Map Disclaimer: The North Dakota State Water Commission does not guarantee freedom from errors or inaccuracies and disclaims any legal responsibility or liability for interpretations made from the map, or decisions based thereon.

Drought Disaster Livestock Water Supply Project Assistance Program

NDAC, Section 89-11 provides the State Water Commission the ability to provide cost-share assistance to livestock producers with water supply shortages caused by drought.

Eligible livestock producers in drought proclamation counties may qualify for up to $3,500 in cost-share assistance, for up to three projects, on the following items:

  • New water wells,
  • New rural water system connections,
  • New pipeline extensions, pasture taps, and associated works,
  • Labor, materials, and equipment rentals for work completed by the producer to develop new water supply projects.

The following counties are eligible to receive cost-share assistance at this time: Adams, Billings, Bottineau, Bowman, Burke, Burleigh, Dickey, Divide, Dunn, Emmons, Golden Valley, Grant, Hettinger, Kidder, LaMoure, Logan, McHenry, McIntosh, McKenzie, McLean, Mercer, Morton, Mountrail, Oliver, Pierce, Ransom, Renville, Sargent, Sheridan, Sioux, Slope, Stark, Stutsman, Ward, Wells, and Williams.

For more information, please visit Drought Disaster Livestock Water Supply Project Assistance Program.

Upcoming Water Commission Meetings

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August 9, 2018 / 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. - Agenda/Materials
Coteau Room, 1st Floor, Judicial Wing, State Capitol, Bismarck

October 11, 2018 / 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Brynhild Haugland Room, State Capitol, Bismarck

December 7, 2018 / 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Ramkota Hotel, Bismarck

2019 Water Commission Meetings

February 14, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Basement Conference Room, State Water Commission, 900 E. Boulevard Ave., Bismarck

April 9, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Basement Conference Room, State Water Commission, 900 E. Boulevard Ave., Bismarck

June 13, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Brynhild Haugland Room, Capitol, 600 E. Boulevard Ave., Bismarck

August 8, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Brynhild Haugland Room, Capitol, 600 E. Boulevard Ave., Bismarck

October 10, 2019 / 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Brynhild Haugland Room, Capitol, 600 E. Boulevard Ave., Bismarck

December 6, 2019 / 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Ramkota Hotel, Bismarck

For information, please contact Cheryl Fitzgerald at the Water Commission (701) 328-4940 or by e-mail.

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