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NRCS Engineering


Leading Innovative Engineering Solutions to Natural Resource Conservation.

NRCS applies sound engineering tools and principles to plan, design, and implement conservation practices and systems through delegated approval authority. Engineering assistance can be obtained from NRCS field offices, area offices, state offices, national centers, and the Conservation Engineering Division in Washington, DC.

The Conservation Engineering Division advises on agency technical activities, policy development and emerging key engineering issues: Farm Bill Technical Support, Field Office Technical Guide, Snow Survey/ Water Supply Forecasting, Aging Watershed Infrastructure, Animal Manure Management, Air Quality/ Water Quality, Dam Safety and Security, Disaster Recovery.

Watershed Programs

Emergency Watershed Protection Program and Flood Prevention Program
Watershed Rehabilitation
Watershed Operations


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