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Irrigation Water Management

A gauge installed on an irrigation supply line.Practice Code: 449

Irrigation water management is the process of determining and controlling the volume, frequency, and application rate of irrigation water in a planned, efficient manner.

Conservation Practice Documents

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Conservation Practice Standard Overview
NRCS New York Conservation Practice Standard

Field Office Technical Guide (FOTG)Conservation planners shall reference NRCS New York Field Office Technical Guide for additional documents, tools, references, and procedures required with this practice.


Related Conservation Practices

This practice is commonly used in a Conservation Management System with practices such as:

Irrigation Pipeline
Irrigation System, Microirrigation

Conservation Activity Plans (CAP)

The Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) offers financial assistance for payment of practices and conservation activities involving the development of plans appropriate for the eligible land. The conservation practice associated with plan development is known as a “Conservation Activity Plan” or CAP.

Irrigation Water Management Plan

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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