Watershed Program (PDF: 3.67 Mb)
This presentation gives some background of the
watershed program, including the public laws under which the watershed program
is implemented, current status of projects in Texas, staffing, funding,
benefits, and problems with aging watershed dams; as well as activities of the
Water Resources Assessment Team at Blackland Research Center.
Program (PDF: 1.86 Mb)
This presentation covers the rehabilitation program,
including issues and concerns with aging dams such as hazard classification
changes and repair needs. Also covered is the rehabilitation planning process.
(PDF; 2.61 Mb)
This presentation provides information on typical
sponsor issues such as encroachment on easements and urban development around
and downstream of floodwater retarding structures. Also covered is suggested
actions the sponsors can take to minimize impacts to their dams and inform the
public of the benefits of the watershed program.