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Lower Colorado Region
Boulder City, Nev.
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Rose Davis
(702) 293-8421
Dana Anat
(702) 293-8055

Released On: June 29, 2011

Reclamation Releases Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for Water Conservation Field Services Program
The Bureau of Reclamation has issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) on a proposal to provide grant funding through the Water Conservation Field Services Program (WCFSP) to the City of St. George and Washington County Water Conservancy District, Utah; Lake Havasu City, Arizona; and other applicants within the planning area that encompasses southern Nevada, northwestern Arizona, southwestern Utah, and Needles, Calif.

The funding is provided to initiate, implement, enhance, or continue water conservation plans or programs under the WCFSP from 2011 through 2016. Through water management planning, conservation education, innovative technology, and conservation measures, Reclamation's WCFSP encourages water conservation; helps water agencies develop and implement effective water management and conservation plans; coordinates with state and other local conservation program efforts; and fosters improved water management on a regional, statewide and watershed basis.

The final Environmental Assessment and FONSI are available on-line at: www.usbr.gov/lc/region/g2000/envdocs.html. Questions may be directed to Ms. Dana Anat at the Bureau of Reclamation, Lower Colorado Regional Office, P.O. Box 61470, Boulder City, Nev. 89006 or danat@usbr.gov.

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