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2012 Annual Report - EWP

2012 Annual Report - Emergency Watershed Protection Program Obligations by County

The purpose of the Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) program is to undertake emergency measures, including the purchase of flood plain easements, for runoff retardation and soil erosion prevention to safeguard lives and property from floods, drought, and the products of erosion on any watershed whenever fire, tornado, flood or any other natural occurrence is causing or has caused a sudden impairment of the watershed.

Arkansas 2012 EWP Obligations by County

County FY 12 NRCS Obligation Sponsor Obligation Project Type
Benton $111,623 $15,000 Stream Bank Restoration
Craighead $499,903 $124,976 Stream Bank Stabilization
Crittenden $119,770 $13,308 Stream Bank Stabilization
Dallas $570,364 $190,121 Stream Bank Stabilization
Greene $272,500 $90,833 Stream Bank Stabilization
Independence $36,995 $12,332 Debris Removal
Lawrence $59,287 $6,587 Stream Bank Stabilization
Randolph $23,153 $2,573 Auxiliary Spillway Repair (PL-566 dam)
Van Buren $52,000 $17,333 Landslide Stabilization
Total $1,745,595 $473,063  

Data Source: NRCS Arkansas Engineering Department, 1-31-13.