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Cost Share Programs - Agricultural Water Resources Assistance Program (AgWRAP)


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 - Cooperators are ineligible to reapply for assistance for this practice for this pond for a period of 10 years; unless the sedimentation is occuring due to no fault of the cooperator.
BMP Units
  • Each
Required Effects
  • Gallons of Agricultural Water Storage Increased or Protected
JAA/NRCS Standards
  • NRCS - 342 - Critical Area Planting
  • NRCS - 572 - Spoil Spreading
  • Division Pond Sediment Removal Plan
Cost Information
  • Actual cost - paid based on receipts
  • Maxmimum cost share amount $5,000 (75%) OR $6,000 (90%)
CS2 Reference Materials
CS2 Components
  • AGRICULTURAL POND-Sediment Removal: Each
Additional Spot-check Requirements
  • None

AgWRAP Policy Summary

Design Standards

Planning and Design Tools

Water Balance


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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