Idaho issues $870,000 in flood-management grants

August 2, 2019by ncdea

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.

Source: Idaho issues $870,000 in flood-management grants | Water | capitalpress.com

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