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Brawley Wash Watershed Plan

For more information contact:
Evan Canfield, P.E., CFM
(520) 724-4600

Pima County is conducting the Brawley Wash Watershed Plan/Environmental Assessments (Plan/EA) to develop and study potential alternatives in creating a long-term plan to reduce flooding and erosion in the Brawley Wash watershed. This plan will have a strong environmental resource focus.

On completion of the Plan/EA, if the recommended alternatives are found to have no environmental impacts, a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) will be issued. If a FONSI is issued, the Pima County Flood Control District will determine the next steps for implementation. Projects may be funded with Federal, State or Local dollars.

The Pima County Regional Flood Control District will conduct the study in cooperation with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) guidelines.

Para información en español favor de comunicarse con Eleonora Demaria al numero (520) 724-4600.

Environmental Resources to be EvaluatedBrawley Watershed Map

  • Agricultural Productivity
  • Cultural Resources
  • Endangered and Invasive Species
  • Erosion / Sedimentation
  • Flooding
  • Other Potential Resources
  • Water Resources
  • Wildlife

Virtual Public Meeting

The Pima County Regional Flood Control District hosted a virtual public meeting on March 30, 2021 to allow the public to learn and comment about the scope of the Brawley Wash Watershed Plan/Environmental Assessments (Plan/EA).

The meeting presentation and meeting recording are available to view.

Provide Your Feedback

Please take a few minutes to provide your input through this interactive map. Your comments will help us gain a better understanding of what you think is important, key locations of concern, and your priorities for future improvements related to the Brawley Wash Watershed.

Project Documents and Events

Project Fact Sheet, Winter 2020
March 30, 2021 Virtual Public Meeting

December 2020 - March 2021

  • Data collection
  • Public meeting #1
  • Environmental resource studies
  • Determine constraints from 2D flow modeling

March 2021 - July 2021

  • Detailed mapping of water control features
  • Alternative formulation

July 2021 - December 2021

  • Preferred alternatives selection
  • Preliminary watershed plan / environmental assessment development
  • Public meeting #2

December 2021 - August 2022

  • Draft watershed plan / environmental assessment development
  • A Finding of No Significant Impact for recommended alternatives