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Cost Share Programs - Agricultural Cost Share Program (ACSP)


Agricultural Pond Sediment Removal


Remove sediment from existing agricultural ponds to increase water storage capacity. Benefits may include water supply, erosion control, flood control, and sediment and nutrient reductions from farm fields.


Maintenance Period 1 year
BMP Units Each
Required Effects
  • Sediment removal plan values for soil loss reduction
JAA/NRCS Standards
  • ENG - 378 - Pond

Cost Information
  • Average cost (75% or 90%)
CS2 Reference Materials
  • NC-ACSP 11 Signature Page
  • Map with BMP location, fields and roads
  • NC-OMP form
Additional Spot-check Requirements The district shall inspect the site annually during the maintenance period.

ACSP Policy Summary

Design Standards

Planning Tools


NCDA&CS Division of Soil & Water Conservation, Vernon Cox, Director
Mailing Address: 1614 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1614
Physical Address: 216 West Jones Street, Raleigh North Carolina 27603
Phone: 919.707.3770

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