Using funds through the federal Emergency Watershed Protection Program (EWP), NRCS collaborated with the City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to clean up debris, construct retaining walls near the properties, grade the hillside, install a drainage system and establish vegetation to protect these homes and the reservoir's water resources from future hillside erosion.
What does EWP stand for?
EWP stands for Emergency Watershed Protection
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Arkansas will receive about $6 million for flood recovery under the Emergency Watershed Protection program.
The Emergency Watershed Protection Program funding is among $104.
The NRCS-administered Emergency Watershed Protection Program (EWP) provides technical and cost share assistance for the needed restoration.
5 million to replace crops; $12 million for farmers to avoid soil erosion; $500,000 to help ranchers replace lost livestock; and $150 million to the Emergency Watershed Protection program that helps communities protect against post-fire floods and mudslides.
5 million in Emergency Watershed Protection Program (EWP) funding for locally-sponsored watershed protection projects resulting from floods and other natural disasters such as tornadoes, fires, drought and hurricanes.
``Typically, this is done when fires burn in the summer,'' said Ben Parker, a division chief with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, who is helping Ventura County officials with an emergency watershed protection evaluation.
March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the recent release of Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) funds for flood recovery efforts in Southern California, work is being conducted along the Santa Clara River to protect the Santa Paula Airport facility and at Santa Paula Creek, according to Stephen Jewett, District Conservationist for the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Somis.