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Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Program

Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Program

The Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Program (PL 83-566) provides both technical and financial (project implementation) assistance to help urban and rural communities protect, improve, and develop water and land resources in watersheds of up to 250,000 acres (approximately 390 square miles). Projects are undertaken at the request of local sponsors who seek assistance in addressing natural resource and related economic problems on a watershed basis. Projects can include the following measures:

  • flood prevention (flood damage reduction);
  • development of rural, municipal, and industrial water supply sources;
  • erosion/sediment control;
  • fish and wildlife habitat enhancement;
  • watershed protection;
  • water quality improvements;
  • water management; and
  • hydropower sources.

Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Projects in Utah

Planning

Plan-Environmental Assessments are currently in progress for the sites listed below:

Environmental Impact Statements are currently in progress for the sites listed below:

Design

There are no projects currently in the design stage.

Construction

There are no projects currently in the construction stage.

Additional Information

Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Utah Contacts

Bronson Smart
State Conservation Engineer
bronson.smart@ut.usda.gov
(801) 524-4559
or     Norm Evenstad
Water Resources Coordinator
norm.evenstad@ut.usda.gov
(801) 524-4569

 

 

 

Updated: September 2018