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Warner Draw Watershed (Sponsor=Washington County)

Project Description

The United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), with Washington County as the project sponsor, is proposing to partially fund through the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act (Public Law [PL] 83-566), the Warner Draw Watershed and Flood Prevention Operations Project in Washington County, Utah. Improvements are being proposed within the Warner Draw Watershed to 1) prevent flood damages, 2) further the conservation, development, utilization, and disposal of water, and 3) further the conservation and proper utilization of land.

NEPA Analysis

NRCS, as the lead federal agency, is initiating National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) analysis in the form of a Supplemental Watershed Plan and Environmental Assessment (Plan-EA) to analyze impacts to the natural and human environment from this project. The Plan-EA will comply with the Council on Environmental Quality’s regulations at 40 CFR Parts 1500-1508 which require an evaluation of potential environmental impacts associated with federal projects and actions.

Current Status

The project is currently in the Scoping Phase and the public, organizations, and agencies are invited to provide comments on the proposed project.

Scoping Public Comment Period

Open:               Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Close:              Thursday, June 14, 2018

Scoping Public Open House – St. George

Date:                Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Time:                6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location:          Washington County Building
                        197 East Tabernacle
                        St. George, Utah

Scoping Public Open House – City of Hurricane

Date:                Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Time:                6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location:          Hurricane City Hall
                        147 North 870 West
                        Hurricane, Utah

Project Documents


NOTE: We will add other directories as we move through the NEPA planning process.

Updated: August 29, 2018


Contact Information

For further project information please contact:

Jamie Tsandes – Bowen Collins & Associates
154 East 14075 South
Draper, UT 84020
801.495.2224 phone
801.495.2225 fax


Norm Evenstad – NRCS
125 S. State Street – Room 4010
Salt Lake City, UT 84138-1100
801-524-4569 phone