Drainage Management Guide


The Drainage Management Guide is one of the supplementary documents to the Environmental Farm Planning program prepared to assist farmers and ranchers to improve thier farm operations and implement beneficial management practices.



The Drainage Management Guide provides information on preparing a Drainage Management Plan, operation and maintenance of drainage systems and guidance on contact requirements with agencies prior to conducting maintenance works on streams, channelized streams and constructed ditches.

The Guide provides most of the information that is required for constructed ditches and guidance on where to get additional information for channelized and natural streams.

The Drainage Management Guide encourages long-term commitment to a sustainable, environmentally-sound and economically-viable agriculture industry.

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