Watershed

Business / Agriculture / Watershed: The total land area, regardless of size, above a given point on a waterway that contributes runoff water to the flow at that point. It is a major subdivision of a drainage basin. The United States is generally divided into 18 major drainage areas and 160 principal river drainage basins containing about 12,700 smaller watersheds.

Watershed And Flood Prevention Act Of 1954

Business / Agriculture / Watershed And Flood Prevention Act Of 1954: P.L. 83-566 (August 4, 1954) established USDA’s small watershed program administered by the Natural Resources Conservation Service: purposes of projects built under this authority include flood redu MORE

Watershed And Flood Prevention Operations

Business / Agriculture / Watershed And Flood Prevention Operations: A program area of the Natural Resources Conservation Service that includes Flood Prevention Operations (under the Flood Control Act of 1944, P.L. 78-534), Emergency Watershed Protection, and Small Wat MORE

P.L. 566

Business / Agriculture / P.L. 566: Public Law 83-566 (August 4, 1954), Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act of 1954. See watershed and flood prevention operations. MORE

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