The Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Feasibility Study is a US Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District effort to assess the feasibility of measures to reduce flood risk in the entire metropolitan and surrounding area of Fargo, ND and Moorhead, MN. The study initially considered an array of potential alternatives and is now focused on a diversion channel wiht tie back levees.
Feasibility Study Project Goals:
To determine the Federal government’s role in implementing
flood risk reduction measures in Fargo-Moorhead.
To document the study findings in a Feasibility Report and
appropriate National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) document (either an
Environmental Assessment or an Environmental Impact Statement).
If appropriate, recommend implementation of a federal project
to U.S. Congress.