Choctawhatchee, Pea and Yellow Rivers Watershed Management Authority
Choctawhatchee, Pea and Yellow Rivers
Watershed Management Authority
The Choctawhatchee, Pea and Yellow Rivers Watershed Management Authority has developed a comprehensive watershed management plan to consolidate, into one source,
- the water-related natural resource issues in the Choctawhatchee, Pea and Yellow River Watershed,
- available scientific knowledge and data, and
- outline future water management options for the watershed.
The plan is available and is a great informational resource for the Water Industry.
You may view the Plan in its entirety at cpyrwma.alabama.gov.
A map of the watersheds is available here.
The Choctawhatchee, Pea and Yellow Rivers Watershed Management Authority represents a wide and diverse area of land covering a major portion of the southeastern part of Alabama.
The Authority was created in 1991 by the Alabama Legislature for the purpose of “developing and executing plans and programs relating to any phase of conservation of water, water usage, flood prevention, flood control, water pollution control, wildlife habitat protection, agricultural and timberland protection, erosion prevention, and control of erosion, floodwater and sediment damages.”
CPYRWMA Website - www.cpyrwma.alabama.gov
Watershed Map - cpyrwma.alabama.gov/files/CPY_Watershed_Base_Map_ADEM1.pdf
NRWA - National Rural Water Association
ADECA - Alabama Department of Economic and Community Development
ADEM - Alabama Department of Environmental Management
AEMA - Alabama Office of Emergency Management
CPYRWMA - Choctawhatchee, Pea and Yellow Rivers Watershed Management Authority - Watershed Management Plan
GSA - Geological Survey of Alabama
OWR - Alabama Office of Water Resources
RSA - The Retirement Systems of Alabama
SEIB - Alabama State Employees Insurance Board
USDA-FSA - United States Department of Agriculture - Farm Services Agency (FSA)
USDA-RD - United States Department of Agriculture - Rural Development
USDM - US Drought Monitor
USGS - US Geological Service
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