Fargo Plans to Replace Its Sandbag Defense – Next City

Fargo Plans to Replace Its Sandbag Defense – Next City

Volunteers help fill, tie and stack sandbags in Fargo, N.D., as the city prepares for major flooding in mid-April. The bags are filled by a so-called spider machine that funnels the sand through 12 metal pipes as the city hopes to fill 100,000 bags a day to reach its goal of 1 million bags in two weeks. (AP Photo/Dave Kolpack)

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Fargo will need fewer sandbags in light of perfect melt, lower… – Grand Forks Herald

Fargo will need fewer sandbags in light of perfect melt, lower… – Grand Forks Herald

Weather Talk: What will we do with 1 million sandbags? What is the city of Fargo going to do with one million sandbags? We hope most of them will not be needed within the city and then they can be offered to locations in rural Cass County and other places. But if the the high end of the flood forecast comes to pass, there are still many locations around Fargo that are vulnerable to a…

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