Substantial progress has been made on several aspects of the FM Area Diversion Project over the last few months. Diversion Authority Chairman Darrell Vanyo made that comment during a November update to North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple, the State Water Commission, and the Water Topics Overview Committee.

An organization representing businesses in Moorhead, MN has announced its official support for the FM Area Diversion Project.

The Moorhead Business Association submitted a letter of support for the project to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) during the MN DNR's public comment period on its Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) regarding the Diversion Project.

The Flood Diversion Board of Authority has released the initial results of a new study that details the impacts on agricultural revenues due to the operation of the FM Area Diversion Project.