Roofs and Covers
Practice Code: 367
Reporting Unit: Number (No.)
A rigid, semi-rigid, or flexible manufactured membrane, composite material or roof structure placed over a waste management facility.
Purposes and Benefits
Water quality improvement
Diversion of clean water from animal management areas (i.e., barnyard, feedlot or exercise area) and/or waste storage facilities
Capture of biogas for energy production
Reducing net effect of greenhouse gas emissions
Air quality improvement and odor reduction
Ground Disturbing Potential of Conservation Practices
This is a potential ground disturbing conservation practice. Any project with ground disturbing or potential ground disturbing practices planned may need to be submitted for review by the State Historic Preservation Officer and Tribal Historic Preservation Officers. Please see the Cultural Resources Review Process Flowchart for an outline of this process. View a list of conservation practices used in New York State, and their ground disturbing potential.
Conservation Practice Support Documents
Support Documents for this conservation practice are available for download from an abbreviated version of Section IV of the NRCS Field Office Technical Guide (FOTG).
All support documents associated with this and other conservation practices are available at the NRCS Field Office Technical Guide web site.
Related Conservation Practices
This practice is commonly used in a Conservation Management System with practices such as:
Atmospheric Resources Quality Management (370)
Nutrient Management (590)
Waste Recycling (633)
Waste Storage Facility (313)
Waste Transfer (634)
Waste Treatment (629)
Waste Treatment Lagoon (359)
If you want to learn how you can protect natural resources on your farm or forestland, please contact your local NRCS office.
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