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Watershed Surveys and Planning

The Watershed and Flood Prevention Act, P.L. 83-566 (PDF, 42 KB), Aug. 4, 1954, (16 U.S.C. 1001-1008) authorized this program to assist federal, state, local agencies and tribal governments to protect watersheds from damage caused by erosion, floodwater and sediment and to conserve and develop water and land resources.

See the National Watershed Surveys and Planning website for more information.