Station 2

Watershed Planning Purpose and Need

Planning Process

1.

IDENTIFY

Identify problems and opportunities

2.

INVENTORY

Inventory and forecast resource conditions

3.

FORMULATE

Formulate alternative plans

4.

EVALUATE

Evaluate alternative plans

5.

COMPARE

Compare alternative plans

6.

SELECT

Select locally preferred alternative

7.

SUBMIT

Submit request for funding for design

We are here.

Recent History

  • An investigation report for the 5 failed dams was completed by NRCS in June 2019.

  • Sponsors requested Federal Assistance With Dam Rehabilitation Program from NRCS in June 2019.

  • NRCS received funding for planning in January 2020.

  • Planning contract awarded for first phase of dam rehabilitation planning in July 2020.

Purpose and Need for Planning

PURPOSE

The primary purpose for planning is flood prevention or flood damage reduction in the Coon Creek Valley.

NEED 

The need for planning arises from the failure of three flood control dams during a flood in August 2018.

West Fork Kickapoo Map

Failed Dams

Existing Dams

WFK Dams.jpg

Coon Creek Map

Failed Dams

Existing Dams

CC Dams.jpg