Closure of Waste Impoundments
Practice Code: 360
Reporting Unit: Number (No.)
The closure of waste facilities (treatment lagoons and liquid storage facilities), that are no longer used for their intended purpose, in an environmentally safe manner.
Purposes and Benefits
Protect the quality of surface water and groundwater resources
Eliminate a safety hazard for humans and livestock
Safeguard the public health
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:
Critical Area Planting (342)
Nutrient Management (590)
Waste Recycling (633)
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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