NRCS Emergency Watershed Protection Project (EWPP)

What's New...

June 3, 2022: 

  • Work continued this week on low water crossings for driveways and roadways within Mt. Elden Estates. Primrose has a concrete pour date tentatively planned for June 14. Traffic control will be in place during these operations.
  • Installation of grade control rock structures is underway on the 40-acre property and on another private property. This work is anticipated to be completed in mid-late June. Seeding is expected to occur next week in some locations.
NRCS Project Sign

Project Overview

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Emergency Watershed Protection Project (EWPP) will reduce sediment production and transport on private lands. The EWPP project currently under construction includes sediment reduction measures in Mt. Elden Estates and Lockett Ranches. 

  • Status: Under Construction
  • Construction Start: April 14, 2022
  • Est. Completion: July 2022
  • Project Engineer: Natural Channel Design, Inc.
  • Project Contractor: Tiffany Construction Co.
  • Construction Cost: $1.54 Million
  • Funding: Natural Resources Conservation Service & Coconino County Flood Control District