Caribbean Area NRCS Conservation Engineering
December 15, 2011
The Caribbean Area NRCS provides conservation engineering services to clients in Puerto
Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
This page is currently under construction.
National Design, Construction & Soil Mechanics Center: stream corridors,
landscape architecture, geology, technical workshops
National Conservation Practice Standards
eDirectives System: provides detailed Engineering Tools &
Documents under various Directives including Handbooks: National Engineering
Handbook, National Agricultural Land Evaluation & Site Assessment Handbook
(under Land Use), National Water Quality Handbook and National Handbook of
Conservation Practices (under Technology); Manuals: National Engineering
Manual, Emergency Watershed Protection Manual and Watershed Program Manual
(under Project Development & Maintenance); and Engineering Technical Notes,
Technical Releases, and User Guides (includes tools and computer models / software)
Animal Waste Management: software, handbooks, rules & training
RUSLE Software & Information: Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation (RUSLE)
computer model used to estimate erosion
Hydraulics & Hydrology Tools & Models: including TR-55, used to estimate
storm water runoff, and AGNPS, used to estimate agricultural nonpoint source
For additional information on soil and water conservation engineering, please contact:
at 787-766-5206 x. 125.
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