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Cost Share Programs - Agricultural Cost Share Program (ACSP)


Lagoon Biosolids Removal Practice


Lagoon Biosolids Removal means removing accumulated biosolids from active lagoons. The biosolids will be properly utilized on farmland or forestland or processed to a value-added product, including energy production, to reduce nutrient impacts from nitrogen only based planning and impacts of phosphorus accumulation on application land.


Maintenance Period 10 years
BMP Units Gallon
Required Effects
  • Acres affected
  • Animal type
  • Animal units
  • N and P waste managed
JAA/NRCS Standards
  • ECS - 590 - Nutrient Management
  • 1217 Interagency Committee Guidance
Cost Information
  • Average cost (75% or 90%)
CS2 Reference Materials
  • NC-ACSP 11 Signature Page
  • Map with BMP location, fields and roads
  • NC-ACSP-WMP Form
Additional Spot-check Requirements All waste management systems for operations not permitted by the Division of Water Resources must be spot-checked annually for five years following implementation.

ACSP Policy Summary

Planning and Design Tools

Design Standards


NRCS Job Sheets

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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