NRCS-PL566 Watersheds

USDA - Rural Development

Eligible Entities
Type of Fund
Typical Support
Technical and financial assistance available
Application Deadline

The Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act (PL-566) authorizes the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service to help local organizations and units of government plan and implement watershed projects. PL-566 watershed projects are locally led to solve natural and human resource problems in watersheds up to 250,000 acres (less than 400 square miles).

Last Updated: July 17, 2020

Program Categories

Aquatic Habitat Restoration | Drinking Water | Erosion Control | Flood Prevention/Control | Secondary/Irrigation | Source (wells/springs) | Storage (culinary) | Stormwater | Water Resources