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Services

ESE Planning and Technical Assistance Services

 

-Site Review for Suitability for DWM, SI or Edge of Field Practices

This is a 1-page report examining the suitability of a field for Drainage Water Management or Sub-Irrigation.  The analysis is based on soil types, topography, and potential water needs

 

-A Conventional Tile Drainage Plan; Drainage Water Management Plan, or Sub-Irrigation Plan:

Develop the tile drainage plan, drainage water management or sub-irrigation plan that meets USDA NRCS’s standards. Includes design, quantities, operation and management of the system and the software data for installation by the contractor’s tiling machine. 20% discount available for contractors providing survey and tile information.

 

-Drainage Water Management Conservation Activity Plan (NRCS DWM CAP-130):

ESE fee for up to 50 acres is the based on the CAP130 financial assistance rate available from NRCS. Services include the development a tile drainage plan, drainage water management or sub-irrigation plan that meets the USDA NRCS’s quality criteria for a specific plan type.

-Conservation Plan:  Includes the first 7 steps of the NRCS’s Conservation Planning Process

1.Identify Problems and Opportunities;

2. Document Landowner’s Objectives;

3. Inventory of Resources;

4. Analyze the Resource Data;

5. Formulate Conservation Alternatives;

6. Evaluate Conservation Alternatives;

7. Document the Landowners Decisions and assist with the implementation of the Plan as requested

-Edge of Field Practice – Site ID, Site Plans and Designs, Construction Oversight/Inspection Site Identification and/or Construction Inspection 

Includes initial site surveys, site staking for construction, construction Inspection and certification services.

 

-Denitrifying Bioreactor Site Plan*

Includes operation plan, design and specification, drawings and construction quantities s for suitable for installation.

 

-Saturated Buffer Site Plan*

Includes operation plan, design and specification, drawings and construction quantities s for suitable for installation.

*PE stamp on all plans is an additional cost

 

-Water Delivery System for Sub-Irrigation

This design provides the detail of the needed operating pressure and capacity of the system as well as a list and diagram of all the components needed for installation of the system.

 

-Topographic Survey for Plans

 

-DrainMod

This analysis provides detail information on the permeability of the soils, recommended tile spacing for tile drainage and sub-irrigation as well as optimal tile depths for maximum yields.