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Watershed Rehabilitation Applciation Information

Application Information

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Form SF-424 must also have the following information attached.
  1. Project name
  2. Dam number
  3. Original project authority
  4. Dam location (legal description)
  5. List of current sponsoring local organization(s) (SLOs)
  6. Name(s) and address(es) and contact information for person(s) designated as contact for each of the SLOs
  7. Year dam was constructed
  8. Description of existing condition and known rehabilitation needs of the dam
  9. Description of current benefits provided by dam
  10. Dam safety agency information, permit needs, comments, and recommendations on rehabilitation needs for specific dam. If state dam agency ordered any action on dam, attach a copy of the order.
  11. Statement that SLOs will commit to:
    • Assist in leading locally-led planning effort
    • Obtain needed land rights, including the use of power of eminent domain if necessary
    • Provide local cost-share funds and/or in-kind services to provide the required 35 percent of total project costs
    • Provide funds for continuing operation and maintenance (O&M) actions
    • Enter into a new O&M agreement with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
    • Obtain and bear the cost of required permits and approvals
    • Provide leadership to assure adequate land use controls are enacted or required for downstream areas prior to construction if a low or significant hazard dam is involved
    • Provide leadership to assure adequate land treatment measures have been installed on at least 50 percent of the watershed area above the dam
    • Provide in-kind services and/or acquire land rights by signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the NRCS before being credited with the value of any in-kind contribution

Addresses for Submitting Application

Send the original completed application package to:

State Conservationist
USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service
760 South Broadway
Salina, Kansas 67401

Send each one of the following entities a copy of the completed application package:

Greg Foley, Executive Director (State Single Point of Contact)
Kansas State Conservation Commission
109 S.W. 9th Street, Suite 500, Mills Bldg.
Topeka, Kansas 66612
Web site:

David Barfield, Chief Engineer
Kansas Department of Agriculture
Division of Water Resources
109 S.W. 9th Street, 2nd Floor
Topeka, Kansas 66612
Web site: