While beautiful, parts of West Virginia’s rugged landscape are especially flood prone. There are towns in these floodplains where residents are at risk of losing property, life savings, their lives due to flash floods.
Native Community of Akiak, Alaska and Natural Resources Conservation Service work together to respond to severe erosion caused by spring ice jams and plan for the future.
The City of McGrath, Alaska used the NRCS Emergency Watershed Protection Program to respond to rapid erosion on the Kuskokwim River.
In intense storm with 60-mile an hour winds, fueled by Hurricane Laura, caused widespread flooding, downed power lines and debris that isolated rural communities in Jasper County. County commissioners worked with local NRCS EWP Program Managers to streamline recovery..
Flooding from Tropical Storm Ida in September 2021 caused significant damage to waterways across Pennsylvania and Louisiana. Significant streambank erosion left homes and business at risk. Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding was used to provide recovery assistance.