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Understanding Soil Risk and Hazards

This publication introduces several soil related risks and hazards that are important to city and county planners, developers, construction contractors, and others who use or build facilities on or in soils.

Understanding Soils Risks and Hazards Low Resolution (PDF; 3.8 MB)
Understanding Soils Risks and Hazards High Resolution (Printing Version) (PDF; 12.9 MB)

Request printed copies from:

NRCS Distribution Center (search for “risks and hazards”)
phone: 1-888-526-3227
e-mail: NRCSDistributionCenter@ia.usda.gov