DID YOU KNOW taking or selling of water for industrial use without a permit is illegal? The increasing need for water to serve the oil and gas industry has increased the temptation to take or sell where it is readily available.
BISMARCK, ND – Criminal charges have been filed against a Mountrail county truck driver accused of illegally dumping oil drilling waste.
Carbon dioxide flooding, a tertiary method for recovering oil, is coming to North Dakota for the first time ever by way of Bowman County.
Like much of western North Dakota, the city of Bowman is growing.
Dickinson isn’t the only southwest North Dakota city to see the benefits of the oil boom.
- How about we get this pipeline approved, eh?
During a recent summer day on the prairie in southwest North Dakota, the city of Bowman sat much like it has for decades.
A $2 billion investment is expected by Denbury Resources Inc. in Bowman County for infrastructure. The drilling of 200 oil wells is expected to enhance production in the Bowman area oil fields.
As oil activity makes its way south, Bowman County and its cities are gearing up and getting ready to grow. City and county officials gathered last week for part two of their Vision West economic development planning where they identified 11 areas — including tourism, downtown development and creating a bedroom-community reputation — that they want to progress or continue focusing on.
With an increase in patients and emergency calls, the city of Bowman is getting a brand new hospital.
The oil activity will be moving farther south in the coming years. Lynn Helms with the Department of Mineral Resources says he expects more oil drilling in Bowman County in the Red River formation.
Residents of Rhame will be getting a new water supply soon. Voters in the small Bowman County community on Tuesday approved a new agreement with Southwest Water Authority to receive the political subdivision’s water, possibly as soon as this fall, according to the city’s auditor.
One oil company has solved the mystery of the lower Three Forks Formation’s contents – it’s full of oil.
PREVENTING AND THAWING FROZEN WATER SERVICES
ND Rural Water
Storm lines up to give Bowman County record rainfall totals
Bowman / Slope 9-1-1 System contracts new service provider for emergency notification and weather alerts
Bowman County Auditor, Sandra Tivis, reminds North Dakota voters that they will need to update their address if they have moved since they last voted.
Learn more about weather in this area by attending a free seminar.
Bowman County sirens will sound during Severe Summer Weather Awareness Week.
Bowman County has an opening
for a full-time road equipment operator.