Notification for Assembling NRCS 313 Waste Storage Facility Technical Standard Work Team


Volunteer technical experts are needed to serve on a technical standard Work Team to revise a Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) technical standard related to agricultural practices. The work team is being convened to update an existing technical standard, described below, that conforms to existing laws and regulations. Criteria for the standard will be based on existing science and should be protective of the water quality.


313, Waste Storage Facility

Notice 164 to the NRCS National Handbook of Conservation Practices was issued recently. It contained a revised Standard 313, Waste Storage Facility. Individuals with experience constructing, designing, maintaining, permitting, studying, testing, and/or using these devices are encouraged to apply. The goal is to complete the revision within one year as required by NRCS policy.


Custodian: Natural Resources Conservation Service

Team Leader: Amy Moore, NRCS

Proposed Timeline: July 2016 to April 2017


Team Process

The team process as outlined by the Standards Oversight Council (SOC) process handbook will be utilized to develop the practice standards. The primary te