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Title 7Subtitle BChapter VISubchapter CPart 621 → Subpart A


Title 7: Agriculture
PART 621—RIVER BASIN INVESTIGATIONS AND SURVEYS


Subpart A—General


Contents
§621.1   Purpose.
§621.2   Scope.

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§621.1   Purpose.

This part describes policies, requirements, and procedures governing the Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) investigations and surveys of watersheds of rivers and other waterways as a basis for developing coordinated programs. These activities are undertaken in cooperation with other Federal, State, and local agencies. The delegation of authority to the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to provide national leadership for the conservation, development, and productive use of the Nation's soil, water, and related resources, including the activities treated in this part is found at §2.62 of this title.

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§621.2   Scope.

USDA river basin activities include:

(a) Cooperative river basin surveys in coordination with Federal, State, and local agencies;

(b) Floodplain management assistance in coordination with the responsible State agency and involved local governments;

(c) Joint investigations and reports with the Department of the Army under Pub. L. 87-639, 76 Statute 438 (16 U.S.C. 1009); and

(d) Interagency coordination of water resources activities.

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