Northwood, N.D., to upgrade infrastructure

The grant is one of three loans the agency awarded this spring. The other two cities awarded loans are Davenport, N.D., and the North Prairie Regional Water District.

The city of Davenport received a $527,000 Drinking Water State Revolving Fund loan, which will be used to demolish the underground storage reservoir, to construct a new reservoir with a pump lift station and to improve the drinking water distribution system.

North Prairie Water District will use its $3.825 million loan to replace 13.5 miles of transmission line from Logan, N.D., to Velva, N.D., and rehabilitate its booster station and increase storage capacity.

The city of Northwood hopes to ask for bids for its three-year infrastructure project in September, said Greg Boppre, office a civil engineer and vice president of Widseth. Boppre works in the Grand Forks office of the engineering, architectural, environmental and surveying company, which has offices in North Dakota and Minnesota.

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During the project, the sanitary sewer system’s main lift station, which has deteriorated, will be moved just west of its current location at the

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