IDAHO, Idaho SWCD, Clearwater SWCD – A combined $870,000 in flood-management grants were approved July 26 at the Idaho Water Resource Board meeting in Rexburg.
The recipients included:
- Idaho Soil & Water Conservation District, $159,436 for $330,524 project. Repair flood damage on Deer Creek Road caused by 2019 spring flooding. Replace and reposition four culverts to re-establish anadromous fish passage.
- Clearwater Soil and Water Conservation District, $72,727 for $160,896 project. Replace undersized Gold Creek culvert, improve heavily traveled road to reduce flood-damage risk, protect water quality and fisheries, prevent sediment flow into Dworshak Reservoir outside Orofino. District also received $190,492 for $392,524 project to replace undersized, failing culverts in Canal and Shanghai creeks watersheds, and reduce flood-damage risk to road and improve water quality.