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This June 2010 file photo shows street flooding at the intersection of 10th Street Southwest and Kandiyohi Avenue in Willmar. A proposal to construct a dry pond connected by a pipe to the existing storm sewer could ease flooding at the location. An engineer said it will not eliminate flooding, but it will reduce the flood elevation in the area by 5 inches, which will mean less frequent instances of street flooding. (Tribune file photo by Kelly Boldan)

Proposal would give some relief to flood-prone Willmar intersection

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WILLMAR — The elevation of stormwater in the 10th Street and Kandiyohi Avenue Southwest intersection could be reduced by about half a foot if a deep, dry pond is constructed in the northwest corner of the flood-prone intersection, an engineer’s analysis shows.


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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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