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Technical Resources

Oklahoma Technical Resources

Welcome to the Technical Resources portion of the Oklahoma web site. Items intended for the use of NRCS employees are being removed from the Oklahoma website and placed on the Oklahoma SharePoint.

The following items have been moved to the SharePoint at Oklahoma > Engineering > Technical Resources

  • Oklahoma Standard Engineering Worksheets
  • Oklahoma Standard Engineering Drawings
  • Oklahoma Engineering Design Tools
  • Oklahoma Construction Specifications (200 Series)

  The following items are currently available, and may be viewed by selecting the appropriate title located in the left border.

Conservation Planning Worksheets and Tools

To assist in the planning and design of conservation practices, the following worksheets and tools have been developed.  They should only be used by persons experienced in conservation planning activities.


The Oklahoma Field Office Technical Guide (FOTG) contains a vast array of technical information to assist in the planning, design, installation, and operation and maintenance of conservation practices.  Also included in the FOTG is natural resource information, standard and specifications.

Oklahoma GIS -  Geographic Information Systems

GIS Technical Information, Resources, Tools, Models, Maps and Data:

  • Instructions and downloads for Customer Service Toolkit (Toolkit2004)
  • Oklahoma Rapid Watershed Assessment Maps
  • 10 acre MIADS Landuse Tables
  • National Resources Inventory (NRI) data
  • Links to data downloads, interactive mappers, and others in the GIS community 

Operation & Maintenance Plans

To assist in the development of written operation and maintenance plans, the following guide sheets have been developed.  These can be used as a starting point in developing a site specific operation and maintenance plan.  The key to extending the life of any conservation practice is with a fully implemented operation and maintenance plan.


This item includes all the soils reports for each county, listed in a county alphabetical list.

Manuals and Handbooks

To assist in the planning and design of conservation practices, many manuals and handbooks have been converted to electronic format.  These documents include both national versions and Oklahoma supplements.