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Lower San Pitch River Watershed (Sponsor: Sanpete Water Conservancy District

Project Description

The United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), with the Sanpete Water Conservancy District (SWCD) as the project sponsor, is proposing to partially fund through the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act (Public Law [PL] 83-566) improvements within the Lower San Pitch River Watershed in Sanpete County, Utah.

NEPA Analysis

NRCS, as the lead federal agency, is initiating National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) analysis in the form of a new Watershed Plan and Environmental Assessment (Plan-EA) to analyze impacts to the natural and human environment from this project. The U.S. Forest Service and BLM may be cooperating agencies. 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:               Thursday, November 5, 2020

Close:              Saturday, December 5, 2020

Scoping Public Open House – Online

Date:               Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Time:               5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Download the public meeting slides

Public Meeting Recording

Contact Information

For further project information please contact:

Jones & DeMille Engineering – Attn:  Jenna Jorgensen
1535 South, 100 WestRichfield, UT  84701
Phone: (435) 896-8266


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

Project Documents


Scoping Notice

San Pitch Public Scoping Notice












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

Updated November 6, 2020