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Emergency Watershed Protection Program

Emergency Watershed Protection Program (EWP)

The purpose of the Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) program is to undertake emergency measures, including the purchase of flood plain easements, for runoff retardation and soil erosion prevention to safeguard lives and property from floods, drought, and the products of erosion on any watershed whenever fire, flood or any other natural occurrence is causing or has caused a sudden impairment of the watershed.

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The following documents require Acrobat Reader.

EWP - 2009 Fact Sheet  (PDF; 278 KB)

EWP Brochure  (PDF; 3.3 MB)

Program Contact

Todd C. Hagel, ASTC (Programs)
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Ph: (701) 530-2004
Fax: (701) 530-2110