Emergency Watershed Protection

USDA Extends Time to Request Emergency Watershed Protection Assistance in Florida

Dan Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) program, Florida, USDA-NRCS, Water

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA NRCS) in Florida has  announced it has granted a waiver to extend the time for a sponsor to request Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) assistance from 60 days to 120 days after Hurricane Ian. The deadline for a sponsor to request assistance for Hurricane Ian is January 27, 2023. A sample letter of request for EWP assistance is available for …

Emergency Watershed Protection

Florida NRCS Helping Communities through EWP

Dan Conservation, Economy, Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) program, Environment, Irrigation, USDA-NRCS, Water

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida wants to pass along information about the Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) program. After a natural disaster like Hurricane Ian, through EWP NRCS offers help to alleviate hazards to life and property. Florida NRCS State Conservationist, Juan C. Hernandez, explains who this program is designed for. Public and private landowners are eligible for assistance, but must …