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Utah County Watershed (Sponsor = Utah County)

Project Description

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), with Utah County as the project sponsor, and co-sponsors: cities of Payson, Elk Ridge, Salem, Spanish Fork and Woodland Hills are proposing to partially fund through the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act [Public Law (PL) 83-566], improvements within the Payson and Spanish Fork  Watersheds. This plan will address flooding issues in the watershed.   


NEPA Analysis

In progress


Current Status

NRCS is requesting public input


Project Documents

Draft Plan – EA

In Progress


Public Scoping Notice

Additional project information and comment portal available at


Public Scoping Meeting

The NRCS will hold an online public scoping meeting as part of the Environmental Assessment (EA) to provide information about the conceptual design of the projects. NRCS is requesting comments on the project to identify issues and resource concerns. Written comments may be submitted starting March 11, 2021 and ending on April 9, 2021.


Date: Thursday, March 25, 2021

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

Location:    Zoom:

Meeting ID: 945 9952 6666

Call-in number: 253.215.8782

The virtual meeting will provide a brief presentation and question and answer session.

Public Scoping Meeting Recording

Public Scoping Meeting Presentation

Utah County Watershed Scoping Presentation







Contact Information

Derek Hamilton, EWP Biologist

Utah County Watershed Operations Plan EA Information
Phone: (801) 946-6750


Updated March 9, 2021.