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USA/Canada Agree on NAWS

Jun 26, 2018

NAWS Canada will have a say in the operation of a Missouri River water project in North Dakota under a deal negotiated by the two countries to end a 16-year-legal battle.

The agreement on the $244 million Northwest Area Water Supply (NAWS) project won’t be final until a federal appeals court formally dismisses the case.  The state of Missouri also is still fighting the project in court. But the deal will end the international dispute that has held up completion of NAWS first authorized by Congress in 1986.

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