More Precious Than Gold: North Dakota's Water Issues

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Water, whether too much or too little or of poor quality, has long been an issue in North Dakota.  Water issues and attempts to rectify them, as well as explanations of the numerous state, federal and even international agencies involved, are presented.

The extremes of flooding and droughts are only some of the problems involved in North Dakota’s water issues.  Long-term climate cycles can dictate the state’s precipitation, which varies from east to west.  A variety of people are involved in North Dakota’s water issues, which are complicated by rivers crossing the national boundary with Canada.



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Producer

Bob Dambach (Producer); Randy Cadwell, E. Carlson, Dave Geck, Travis Jensen, Lee Westad (Videographers)

Source

More Precious than Gold: North Dakota's Water Issues, Prairie Public Television, 2003

Grade Level

2 - 7

Subject Matter

Social Studies, Science

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