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ACSP

Terraces

 

A Terrace means an earth embankment, a channel, or a combination ridge and channel constructed across the slope to improve water quality.  Benefits may include reduced soil erosion, sedimentation and pollution from dissolved and sediment-attached substances.

 

Maintenance Period 10 years
BMP Units Linear feet
Required Effects
  • Soil saved
  • Phosphorus saved - if erosion present
  • Acres affected (planted acres and drainage area)
JAA/NRCS Standards
  • ENG - 600 - Terraces
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

 

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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