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FM Diversion and Dam Increases national debt

It would cost less to pay the insurance than build the diversion.

It would cost less to pay the insurance than build the diversion.

Karl Abrahamson, Fargo, wrote a poignant letter to the editor that appeared in the Fargo Forum and here at FMDam.org.



Karl Abrahamson, Fargo

“If the 5,000 properties being included in the new Fargo flood plain were forced to pay the $2,500 annual premium for flood insurance, it would take 240 years to spend as much as it will cost to build the $3 billion diversion – not including the millions of dollars each year to maintain it.

It looks like it would cost less to pay the insurance than build the diversion.”

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