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Cost Share Programs - Community Conservation Assistance Program (CCAP)



A channel constructed across a slope with a supporting ridge on the lower side to control drainage by diverting excess water from an area to improve water quality.  Benefits may include reduced soil erosion, sedimentation and pollution from dissolved and sediment-attached substances. 

Maintenance Period
  • 5 years single-family home, 10 years all other properties
BMP Units
  • Square feet
Required Effects
  • Soil loss reductions
    Use RUSLE2 or volumetric calculation dependent upon severity of erosion.
JAA/NRCS Standards
  • Requires a Professional Engineer stamped design
Cost Information
  • Most components are cost shared at 75% of average cost
CS2 Reference Materials
  • NC-CCAP 11 Signature Page
  • Map with BMP location, parcels and roads
Additional Spot-check Requirements
  • None

CCAP Policy Summary

Common CS2 Components

Component Units
Excavation (including mobilization) SqFt
Vegetation (grass) SqFt
Filter cloth - geotextile fabric SqYd
Vegetation - mulch, netting SqFt
Matting - excelsior, installed SqYd
Diversion - engineering Job

Design Standards

Planning and Design Tools


NCDA&CS Division of Soil & Water Conservation, Vernon Cox, Director
Mailing Address: 1614 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1614
Physical Address: 216 West Jones Street, Raleigh North Carolina 27603
Phone: 919.707.3770

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