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Stormwater Runoff Control

Practice Code: 570
Reporting Unit: Number (No.) and Acre (Ac.)

Controlling the quantity and quality of stormwater runoff.

Purposes and Benefits

  • Minimize erosion and sedimentation during and following construction activities
  • Reduce the quantity of stormwater leaving developing or developed sites
  • Improve the quality of stormwater leaving developing or developed sites

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:

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Critical Area Planting (342)
Diversion (362)
Filter Strip (393)
Grassed Waterway (412)
Lined Waterway or Outlet (468)
Sediment Basin (350)
Structure for Water Control (587)
Vegetated Treatment Area (635)

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