Watershed Planning Purpose and Need
Identify problems and opportunities
Inventory and forecast resource conditions
Formulate alternative plans
Evaluate alternative plans
Compare alternative plans
Select locally preferred alternative
Submit request for funding for design
We are here.
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
The primary purpose for planning is flood prevention or flood damage reduction in the Coon Creek Valley.
The need for planning arises from the failure of three flood control dams during a flood in August 2018.