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Cost Share Programs - Agricultural Cost Share Program (ACSP)


Sediment Basin


A Sediment Basin means a basin constructed to trap and store waterborne sediment where physical conditions or land ownership preclude treatment of a sediment source by the installation of other erosion control measures to improve water quality.


Maintenance Period 10 years
BMP Units Each
Required Effects
  • Acres affected - (drainage area)
  • Soil saved
  • Nitrogen saved
  • Phosphorus saved
JAA/NRCS Standards
  • ENG - 638 - Water and Sediment Control Basin
  • ENG - 350 - Sediment Basin
  • ENG - 378 - Pond - (supporting practice)
Cost Information
  • Average cost (75% or 90%)
CS2 Reference Materials
  • NC-ACSP 11 Signature Page
  • Map with BMP location, fields and roads
Additional Spot-check Requirements None

ACSP Policy Summary

Design Standards

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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