The materials in this section of the USDA Pacific Islands Area Website are provided for use by NRCS employees, the public at large, and any organization that may find them beneficial. Persons and entities that use the material accept any and all consequences of their doing so and will hold harmless USDA, its employees and the individual authors of the various products.
Great effort has been made to avoid use of brand names in these materials. Should there be mention of a brand name, trademarked or copy righted product, it shall not to be construed as an endorsement by USDA. All rights held by owners of such copy rights and trademarks are explicitly retained by them.
USDA NRCS Pacific Islands Area National Engineering Manual Supplements
The USDA NRCS National Engineering Manual (NEM) is Agency Engineering Policy. Each state level office has authority to supplement the policy. These are the current NRCS Pacific Islands Area NEM supplements. Compliance with policy is mandatory for NRCS employees. NRCS is non-regulatory consequently others are not bound by the requirements.
Handbooks and Pacific Islands Area Handbook Supplements
NRCS Handbooks are issued at the National and NRCS state level. They are technical guidance for individuals planning, designing, or building conservation practices. The material in the handbooks represents accrued technical knowledge from many years of SCS and NRCS conservation work and other sources.