Land Management

A Solution Thirty Years in the Making


After the devastation of the 1997 flood, there was agreement in the Fargo-Moorhead community that something needed to be done to prevent a repeat of the catastrophic damages. Planning began for what would become the FM Area Diversion. The process has included studies, permits, Congressional action and hard work from many key entities.

Now, the community is on track to have permanent, reliable flood protection by 2027.

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