'Waffle' plan could reduce flooding along Red River
A proposal called the "waffle plan" to temporarily store water in fields could decrease peak flood stages along the Red River in Fargo-Moorhead by 3.6 feet to 4.5 feet, a researcher said Thursday.
The proposal would save in excess of $500 million under more than half of 22 spring flooding scenarios studied by the University of North Dakota's Energy and Environmental Research Center.
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