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Watershed Operations

Watershed and Flood Prevention Operations (WFPO) is a voluntary program which provides assistance to sponsoring local organizations of authorized watershed projects, planned and approved under the authority of the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act of 1954 (P. L. 83-566), and 11 designated watershed authorized by the Flood control Act of 1944 (P. L. 78-534).  NRCS provides technical and financial assistance to States, local governments and Tribes (project sponsors) to implement authorized watershed project plans for the pupose of watershed protection; flood mitigation; water quality improvements; soil erosion reduction; rural, municipal and industrial water supply; irrigation water management; sediment control; fish and wildlife enhancement; and wetlands and wetland function creation and restoration.

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Contact

Scott Culberson
State Conservation Engineer
Phone #: 601-965-5035 ext 2142