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Financial assistance available to address water quality impairments


November 14, 2017

WORLAND — The Washakie County Conservation District (WCCD) announced the 2018 NRCS National Water Quality Initiative (NWQI) grant funding for approximately $450,000, intended to improve water quality in the Lower Nowater Watershed in Washakie County.

This program is intended to help producers install conservation practices that manage nutrients, pathogens and sediments. These funds were awarded to WCCD by the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), through the National Water Quality Initiative.

Eligible landowners or those who operate property within the Lower Nowater Watershed, r...

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