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ILLINOIS Agriculture Waste Management Field Handbook - NOTICE 17

ILLINOIS Agriculture Waste Management Field Handbook - NOTICE 17

United States Department of Agriculture
Natural Resources Conservation Service

2118 W. Park Court, Champaign, IL 61821
Phone: 217/353-6600 Fax: 217/353-6676 Website:

DATE: November 9, 2010

SUBJECT:  National Engineering Handbook Part 651, Engineering Technical Materials

Purpose:  To inform staff of new revisions to the Animal Waste Management Field Handbook (AWMFH)

Expiration Date:  Upon receipt

Explanation: Chapters 7, 8, and 15 of the national Animal Waste Management Field Handbook have recently been revised. Also, Chapters 1, 4, and 10 have been revised in the past two years.

Filing Instructions for holders of Agricultural Waste Management Field Handbook binders:
  1. Determine if your copy is out of date from the table below.
  2. Obtain and print out AWMFH out of date Chapters from the NRCS eDirectives website ( Handbooks - Title 210 - Part 651 and file in place of the previous Chapters.
  3. Discard out of date copies of any Chapter.
AWMFH Chapter Date of Revision
Chapter 1 – Laws, Regulations, Policy, and Water Quality Criteria July 2009
Chapter 4 – Agricultural Waste Characteristics March 2008
Chapter 7 – Geologic and Groundwater Considerations August 2010
Chapter 8 – Siting Agricultural Waste Management Systems July 2010
Chapter 10 – Agricultural Waste Management System Component Design (including new Appendices D & E, along with Appendices A, B &C dated 7-96) August 2009
Chapter 15 – Computer Software and Models August 2010

Any questions regarding this submittal should be directed to the Area Engineer.


Ruth Book

State Conservation Engineer

DIST:  Partners


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