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Emergency Watershed Protection - Archived Information

Emergency Watershed Protection - Archived Information


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Emergency Watershed Protection Funds Available (June 8, 2005) 
USDA Provides $3.2 Million For Natural Disaster Recovery Efforts In Utah (March 22, 2005)
Emergency Watershed Protection Program Funding Will Help Washington County, Utah  (February 1, 2005)

News Coverage mentioning NRCS involvement

Download the following newspaper reports to learn more about NRCS response to the floods in southwestern Utah:

Feds release flood-project funds (PDF, Deseret Morning News 6-9-05)
Southern Utah may get $66 million more (PDF, The St George Spectrum 4-7-05)
Dixie flood funding falling far short (PDF, Deseret Morning News 4-7-05)
Cities build protective dike (PDF, The St George Spectrum 2-26-05)
Town wins one to flood battle (PDF, Salt Lake Tribune 2-17-05)
Flood response continues (PDF, The St George Spectrum 2-16-05)
A big sigh of relief (PDF, The St George Spectrum 2-13-05)
Rural dams held up well under  floods’ battering (PDF, Salt Lake Tribune 1-21-05)
Safety of dams is post-flood priority (PDF, Deseret Morning News 1-21-05)
Southern Utah flood damage not over yet (PDF, Salt Lake Tribune 1-19-05)
Many areas face flooding if Utah spring turns warm (PDF, Desert Morning News 1-15-05)
Farmland wiped out by waters (PDF, Salt Lake Tribune 1-14-05)

Photos and Maps of Flood Damage and EWP Work

Washington County Location Map - Site 1  PDF
Washington County Location Map - Site 4  PDF
Early Flood Pictures  PDF
Photos of EWP work  PDF

Letter of Appreciation

Letter of Appreciation from Washington County Commission  PDF

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Utah EWP Work