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2011 Annual Report - EWP

Emergency Watershed Protection Program 2011

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 2011 EWP Obligations by County

County Number of Sites FY11 Financial Assistance Project Type
Benton 6 $107,575 Debris Removal/Bank Stabilization
Dallas 2 $6,223 Debris Removal
Faulkner 1 $139,000 Debris Removal
Lawrence 5 $91,964 Road/Bank Stabilization
Lincoln 2 $31,545 Bank Stabilization
Newton 1 $68,140 Bank Stabilization
Phillips 1 $57,180 Road Stabilization
Pike 1 $56,912 Bank Stabilization
Randolph 2 $38,843 Bank Stabilization
Sebastian 4 $54,761 Bank Stabilization
St. Francis 2 $133,209 Lagoon Stabilization
Washington 1 $45,252 Bank Stabilization
Total 28 $878,076  

Unofficial Data Source: NRCS Arkansas Engineering Department, Nov. 30, 2011