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Water Resources Management Plans

Water Resources Management Plans include all the elements found in the Water Resources Scoping Report; overview of water-related legislation, summary of hydrologic environments, and identification of water-related issues. In addition, the Water Resources Management Plan describes recommendations for future action that address the high-priority issues. These actions are prepared in the form of detail project statements, which include representative budgets.

Completed Plans

Intermountain Region

Arches and Canyonlands National Park, 1999 (5.05 MB PDF)
Bandelier National Monument, 1999 (4.7 MB PDF)
Big Bend National Park, 1996 (7.68 MB PDF)
Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, 1996 (1.93 MB PDF)
Chickasaw National Recreation Area, 1998 (1.5 MB PDF)
Curecanti National Recreation Area, 1996 (2.16 MB PDF)
Great Sand Dunes National Monument, 1997 (5.89 MB PDF)
Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments, 1992 (3.65 MB PDF)
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, 1992 (6.36 MB PDF)
Pecos National Historical Park, 1995 (272 kB PDF)
Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument, 1997 (2.36 MB PDF)

Midwest Region

Buffalo National River, 2004 (2.74 MB PDF)
St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, 1997 (12.4 MB PDF)
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, 2002 (5.17 MB PDF)
Theodore Roosevelt National Park, 1998 (4.03 MB PDF)
Voyageurs National Park, 2005 (7.69 MB PDF)

Northeast Region

Acadia National Park, 2000 (2.81 MB PDF)
Colonial National Historical Park, 1994 (1.99 MB PDF)
Cape Cod National Seashore, 1994 (33.2 MB PDF)
George Washington Birthplace National Monument, 1997 (690 kB PDF)
Hopewell Furnace National Historical Site, 1993 (1.45 MB PDF)
New River Gorge National River, Gauley River National Recreation Area, and Bluestone National Scenic River, 2002 (2.82 MB PDF)
Richmond National Battlefield Park, 2003 (10.3 MB PDF)
Saratoga National Historical Park, 2001 (2.45 MB PDF)
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site, Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site, 1997 (646 kB PDF)

Pacific West Region

Great Basin National Park, 1994 (2.09 MB PDF)
Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument, 2003 (4.43 MB PDF)
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, 1997 (6.89 MB PDF)

Southeast Region

Big Cypress National Preserve, 1996 (2.27 MB PDF)
Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, 1997 (1.32 MB PDF)
Canaveral National Seashore, 2001 (8.21 MB PDF)
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, 2000 (6.82 MB PDF)
Congaree Swamp National Monument, 1996 (now Congaree National Park) (7.8 MB PDF)
Mammoth Cave National Park, 2006 (26.1 MB PDF), Appendices: Plate 1 (1.26 MB PDF); Plate 2 (6.52 MB PDF) and Plate 3 (5.95 MB PDF)
Obed Wild and Scenic River, 1998 (6.93 MB PDF)
Timucuan Ecological and Historical Preserve, 1996 (4.53 MB PDF)

Last Updated: March 20, 2013