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Yes! If you plan to dig more than a foot into the ground you must call North Dakota One Call first. North Dakota One Call was put in place to save lives by locating underground utilities. The service is free to homeowners and it takes about five minutes to answer the questions. To prepare for the call, please gather:
The number is 1-800-795-0555 or simply 8-1-1.
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The City of West Fargo posts information regarding City of West Fargo construction projects at www.westfargostreets.com.
Residents can also sign up for alerts regarding West Fargo streets and constructions by visiting http://westfargond.gov/list.aspx and creating an account.
Concerns with specific new building issues should be addressed to the Building department.
Older infrastructure issues, like street lights being out, potholes, damaged street signs should be addressed to the Public Works department. These issues can be reported via phone (701-515-5400), email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
For questions about current or planned construction projects, contact the Engineering Department.
Sirens are tested at a variety of times to ensure they are functioning properly:
If the sirens are activated in West Fargo, at other times than these, please check your local news and radio stations for emergency messages. The sirens are not used only for tornadoes, but also used to alert the public of other types of severe weather emergencies and other types of dangerous conditions that may occur.
The City of West Fargo will not perform legal surveys to locate property lines. You can try to locate the property pins (rebar located below the ground) with a metal detector. Front pins are usually 2-feet behind the sidewalk, but can vary.
A legal boundary survey can be performed by a Registered Land Surveyor in the State of North Dakota to obtain locations.
The City of West Fargo utilizes a 460-acre network of waste stabilization ponds near 12th Avenue N. to treat wastewater (water that has been used in the home, in a business, or as part of an industrial process) that comes from the sewer system. During the transition from winter to spring, the ponds can emit a strong, unpleasant odor as the normal, organic treatment process restarts.
For information about the city’s plans to send wastewater to the City of Fargo for treatment and decommission the lagoons, visit http://westfargond.gov/757/Connection-to-City-of-Fargo-Wastewater-S.
City of West Fargo Waste Stabilization Ponds Fact Sheet