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Voluntary Clean Water Guidance for Agriculture
Voluntary Clean Water Guidance for Agriculture (Number of pages: 12) (Publication Size: 496KB)
Note: Short Introduction to Chapters
Chapter 1 - Tillage & Residue Management
(53 pages) (1MB)
Chapter 6 - Sediment Control: Soil Stabilization & Sediment Capture (Structural)
(56 pages) (1MB)
Chapter 10 - Livestock Management: Pasture & Rangeland Grazing
(202 pages) (1MB)
Chapter 12 - Riparian Areas & Surface Water Protection
(444 pages) (5MB)
|Author(s)||Water Quality Program|
|Description||A phased approach is being used to develop these guidelines. During the first phase an overview of the guidance was produced along with four chapters: Chapter 1 Cropping Methods: Tillage and Residue Management; Chapter 6 Sediment Control: Soil Stabilization & Sediment Capture (Structural); Chapter 10 Livestock Management-Pasture & Rangeland Grazing; and Chapter 12 Riparian Areas & Surface Water Protection. Additional chapters will be completed in the following several years.
The phase 1 chapters are in draft form. Comments are being received through December 23, 2022.
|NOTES||Section "A" - phase 1 - 2020 Additional chapters added - 2022 Final Chapters - Intro,1,6,10 & 12 added Jan 2023|
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|Contact||Ben Rau at 360-407-6600 or Ben.Rau@ecy.wa.gov|
|Keywords||Voluntary Guidance, clean water, guidance, water quality, agriculture|
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