Publications - Land Quality Section
This page lists publications (manuals, videos, etc.), listed by Land Quality Section program (Erosion and Sedimentation Control, Dam Safety, and the Mining Program). Click on any active link. Publication prices include applicable state sales tax for shipment to North Carolina addresses, and shipping cost. Click here for ordering and payment information.
Erosion and Sedimentation Control
- North Carolina Erosion and Sediment Control Planning and Design Manual
A complete design manual that provides extensive details and procedures for developing site-specific erosion and sedimentation control plans, consistent with the requirements of the North Carolina Sedimentation and Pollution Control Act and Administrative Rules. 568 pages. Revised March 2009. The downloadable chapters have embedded navigation hyperlinks and are fully searchable with the Adobe PDF search tool.
The design manual is no longer available for purchase. - Click below for PDF version (free). Note - Chapters 6, and 8 were updated in May 2013. Chapters 5 and 6 have been divided into parts to facilitate downloading. The revised manual is in Adobe Acrobat 9.0 and pages optimized for fast web viewing. The entire document is fully searchable.
I. SITE PREPARATION
6.01 Construction Sequence Schedule
6.02 Land Grading
6.03 Surface Roughening
6.05 Tree Preservation and Protection
6.06 Temporary Gravel Construction Entrance/Exit
II. SURFACE STABILIZATION - Updated May 2013
6.10 Temporary Seeding
6.11 Permanent Seeding
6.13 Trees, Shrubs, Vines, and Ground Covers
6.16 Vegetative Dune Stabilization
6.17 Rolled Erosion Controlled Products
6.18 Compost Blankets
III. RUNOFF CONTROL MEASURES - Updated May 2013
6.20 Temporary Diversions
6.21 Permanent Diversions
6.22 Diversion Dike (Perimeter Protection)
6.23 Right-of-Way Diversions (Water Bars)
6.24 Riparian Area Seeding
IV. RUNOFF CONVEYANCE MEASURES
6.30 Grass-Lined Channels
6.31 Riprap and Paved Channels
6.32 Temporary Slope Drains
6.33 Paved Flume (Chutes)
V. OUTLET PROTECTION
6.40 Level Spreader
6.41 Outlet Stabilization Structure
VI. INLET PROTECTION
6.50 Excavated Drop Inlet Protection (Temporary)
6.51 Hardware Cloth and Gravel Inlet Protection (Temporary)
6.52 Block and Gravel Inlet Protection (Temporary)
6.53 Sod Drop Inlet Protection
6.54 Rock Doughnut Inlet Protection
6.55 Rock Pipe Inlet Protection
VII. SEDIMENT TRAPS AND BARRIERS - Updated May 2013
6.60 Temporary Sediment Trap
6.61 Sediment Basin
6.62 Sediment Fence (Silt Fence)
6.63 Rock Dam
6.64 Skimmer Sediment Basin
6.65 Porous Baffles
6.66 Compost Sock
VIII. STREAM PROTECTION
6.70 Temporary Stream Crossing
6.71 Permanent Stream Crossing
6.72 Vegetative Streambank Stabilization
6.73 Structural Streambank Stabilization
6.74 Buffer Zones
IX. OTHER RELATED PRACTICES
6.80 Construction Road Stabilization
6.81 Subsurface Drain
6.82 Grade Stabilization Structure
6.83 Check Dam
6.84 Dust Control
6.85 Sand Fence (Wind Fence)
6.87 Check Dam with Weir
Chapter 7 - Sample erosion and sedimentation control plan (PDF)
Maps for Chapter 7 (PDF)
Chapter 8 - Appendices (PDF) - Updated May 2013
Errata-June 2006 Revision Packet (PDF)
- North Carolina Erosion and Sediment Control Field Manual
This complements the larger Design Manual (see above) and is a convenient size for field reference for construction and installation of erosion and sedimentation control measures and devices. Design charts are not included in the Field Manual. 156 pages.
Price: $13.00 (in-state and out-of-state) - Click below for PDF version (free)
Erosion and Sediment Control Field Manual (PDF)
- North Carolina Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector's Guide
This manual helps the inspector understand how to conduct inspections and evaluate projects, what to look for and how to interact with customers. 64 pages. The downloadable publication has embedded navigation hyperlinks; it is not searchable with the Adobe PDF search tool.
Price: $20.00 (in-state and out-of-state) - Click below for PDF version (free)
Erosion and Sediment Control - Inspector's Guide (PDF)
- North Carolina Erosion and Sediment Control Practices: Video Modules
This set of two award-winning videotapes demonstrates the actual construction of twelve of the most commonly installed erosion and sediment control measures.
Price: $15.00 (in-state), $50.00 (out-of-state)
- Educational materials - FREE for download either as MS Word or as PDF
- Order Form for Erosion and Sedimentation Control Education Packets for Teachers (MS Word, PDF)
- Order Form for Erosion and Sedimentation Control Training Packets for Developers, Consultants and Local Governments (MS Word, PDF)
- Single Family Home Construction Site - Brochure (PDF)
- Three Reasons to Control Erosion on your Construction Site - Brochure (PDF)
- Soil Erosion Facts - Brochure (PDF)
- 'SEDIMENTS'- Erosion and sedimentation newsletter - Click here for current and past issues (PDF) and electronic list serve subscription.
Dam Safety Program
This manual was developed to assist dam owners in their regular maintenance, operation and inspection activities. Emphasis has been placed on small earth structures, the dams most commonly found in North Carolina. Much of the manual's information can be applied to dams of all types and sizes and also to dikes and levees.
- North Carolina Surface Mining Manual: A Guide for Permitting, Operation and Reclamation.
The Mining Manual outlines the procedures for obtaining permits, and addresses operation-specific issues, bonding, public hearings, and many other mining-related issues.
Price: $50.00 (in-state), $70.00 (out-of-state) - No PDF version available at this time.
Ordering publications and payment
- Ordering: Please print locally the form below, or click here for the order form (MS Word) or here (PDF). Mail your order accompanied by a check or money order made payable to:
- DENR-Land Quality Section,
- Division of Energy, Mineral, and Land Resources,
- 1612 Mail Service Center,
- Raleigh, NC 27699-1612.
Price includes in-state sales tax for shipments to North Carolina addresses (only) and shipping.
Package delivery: Include your street address and telephone number including area code.
Questions? - Call 919.707.9220
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