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Dust Control on Unpaved Roads and Surfaces

A tanker truck applying water to an unpaved surface Practice Code: 373
Reporting Unit: Ft. Sq. (Ft2.)

Controlling direct particulate matter emissions produced by vehicle and machinery traffic or wind action from unpaved roads and other surfaces by applying a palliative on the surface.

Conservation Practice Documents

Web link image: Field Office Technical GuideDocuments 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:

Critical Area Planting (342)
Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment (380)

If you want to learn how you can protect natural resources on your farm or forestland, please contact your local NRCS Service Center.


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