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Wood-Pawcatuck Rivers Watershed Flood Protection Project Public Scoping Meeting–Virtual

Event Date
June 4, 2024
10:00 a.m.
Flooding in the Wood-Pawcatuck watershed on March 30, 2010, Beaver River in Decoppett Estate, Richmond, RI.

NRCS and the Southern Rhode Island Conservation District will hold a Public Scoping Meeting for govt. agencies, NGOs, watershed groups, etc. to discuss the proposed Wood-Pawcatuck Rivers Watershed Flood Protection project in Washington County & Kent County, RI, and portions of New London County, CT.



To receive a link to this meeting please forward an email expressing interest to

Representatives from the Local Sponsors and NRCS, along with their consultants, will provide information on the Watershed and Flood Protection program, planning activities to date for the Wood-Pawcatuck Rivers, describe the various alternatives being considered for flood control, answer questions and concerns about the planned activities, and seek public input.

Federal funding has been received to assist the local sponsors in developing the plan but has not yet been secured for the design or construction of these projects.

Persons with disabilities who require accommodations to participate in this meeting should contact the Disability SEPM, Allie Brown, at 401-822-8841 or, or dial 7-1-1 to access telecommunication relay services. 

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