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North Dakota Dam, Fortified by Sandbags, Seems to Be Holding

WALHALLA, N.D. (AP) — An aging earthen dam in a rural area of northeastern North Dakota besieged by high waters appeared to be holding Thursday after National Guard members placed 213 sandbags weighing 1 ton each. Emergency officials said about 50 Guard members worked through Wednesday afternoon to help...
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Officials starting to control erosion at Cavalier Co. dam

Emergency officials are beginning to control erosion at a Cavalier County dam in danger of failing and exacerbating flooding in the area. The North Dakota National Guard has been working to help stabilize the Bourbanis dam, using UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters to brace the dam with sandbags. Emergency officials said Wednesday morning that erosion stabilized overnight in the sandbagged area. They warned the potential for high flows from the dam still exists. Sandbagging efforts continued Wednesday.
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National Guard Continues Working To Fortify Dam in Cavalier County

CAVALIER CO., N.D. (KVRR) — Work continues in Cavalier County, North Dakota to stabilize erosion on the Bourbanis Dam. Members of the National Guard are continuing to use two Black Hawk helicopters to place one-ton sandbags to help fortify the dam. Emergency managers say erosion stabilized overnight in the...
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ND dam under ‘imminent’ threat to rupture

NEAR WALHALLA, N.D. (Valley News Live) - Authorities say the Bourbanis dam in eastern Cavalier County is under an ‘imminent’ threat to rupture, worsening flooding. The Cavalier County Sheriff’s Department says Hwy. 5 east of Langdon from Hwy. 1 to Hwy. 32 in Pembina County is now closed until further notice.
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Gov. Burgum sends helicopters to northeastern North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR KFGO) – Gov. Doug Burgum has authorized the use of National Guard helicopters to reinforce the Bourbanis Dam, in Cavalier County. National Guard spokesman Bill Prokopyk says two Black hawk helicopters departed Bismarck at around 6:45 a.m. Tuesday. The helicopters will be used to place one-ton sandbags to help fortify the dam against rising water levels.
BISMARCK, ND
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Flooding impacting dam in Cavalier County

The Pembina County Water Resource District is actively working with the National Guard and Pembina County Emergency Management to stabilize a (Bourbanis) Dam in Eastern Cavalier County. Helicopters are being used to place one-ton sandbags to help stabilize the dam. The Cavalier County Sheriff’s Department says Highway 5 east of...
CAVALIER COUNTY, ND
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ND National Guard helping stabilize Pembina County dam, progress reported

CAVALIER, N.D. – Emergency responders are beginning to control erosion at a Cavalier County dam in danger of failing and exacerbating flooding in the area. The North Dakota National Guard has been working to help stabilize the Bourbanis dam, using UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters to brace the dam with sandbags. Emergency officials said Wednesday that erosion stabilized overnight in the sandbagged area. They warned the potential for high flows from the dam still exists.
PEMBINA COUNTY, ND