CAP - Irrigation Water Management Plan (118)
Group CriteriaCriteria
Irrigation Water Management Plan (118) Option 1 - CertificationConservation Planning Training: Successful completion of the NRCS approved training course (available in AgLearn): Conservation Planning-Part 1 (Modules 1-5).
FOTG Knowledge: Knowledge of the NRCS electronic Field Office Technical Guide as related to the specific criteria to be addressed in the development and implementation of a NRCS Irrigation Water Management Plan.
Irrigation Water Management Certification: Certification with at least one of the following: 1) Irrigation Association (IA) Certification as a Certified Irrigation Designer (CID) – Agriculture: Drip/Micro, Sprinkler, or Surface; or 2) an Irrigation Association (IA) certification as a Certified Agricultural Irrigation Specialist (CAIS), or 3) National Alliance of Independent Crop Consultants (NAICC) certification as a Certified Professional Crop Consultant (CPCC).
Irrigation Water Management Plan Development: Develop an Irrigation Water Management Plan (118) that meets the criteria listed in Section III of the eFOTG and submit the plan by email, or send a paper copy by mail to your resident State TSP Coordinator.
Irrigation Water Management Planning References: Provide two locations or customer references where technical service has been provided that can verify your experience and proficiency in the planning, design, layout, installation, and inspection of Irrigation Water Management practices.
National Planning Procedures Handbook: Knowledge and understanding of National Planning Procedures Handbook – Title 180 - Part 600
Planning Tools Proficiency: Knowledge, skills and abilities to fully utilize Irrigation Water Management Planning tools, e.g., NRCS Farm Irrigation Rating Index (FIRI).
Irrigation Water Management Plan (118) Option 2 - EducationConservation Planning Training: Successful completion of the NRCS approved training course (available in AgLearn): Conservation Planning-Part 1 (Modules 1-5).
FOTG Knowledge: Knowledge of the NRCS electronic Field Office Technical Guide as related to the specific criteria to be addressed in the development and implementation of a NRCS Irrigation Water Management Plan.
Irrigation Water Management Education: Bachelor or higher level degree in Agricultural/Biological Engineering, Agronomy, or Plant Science, and one year of experience and knowledge in the successful planning, design, and installation of Irrigation Water Management practices.
Irrigation Water Management Plan Development: Develop an Irrigation Water Management Plan (118) that meets the criteria listed in Section III of the eFOTG and submit the plan by email, or send a paper copy by mail to your resident State TSP Coordinator.
Irrigation Water Management Planning References: Provide two locations or customer references where technical service has been provided that can verify your experience and proficiency in the planning, design, layout, installation, and inspection of Irrigation Water Management practices.
National Planning Procedures Handbook: Knowledge and understanding of National Planning Procedures Handbook – Title 180 - Part 600
Planning Tools Proficiency: Knowledge, skills and abilities to fully utilize Irrigation Water Management Planning tools, e.g., NRCS Farm Irrigation Rating Index (FIRI).
Irrigation Water Management Plan (118) Option 3 - ExperienceConservation Planning Training: Successful completion of the NRCS approved training course (available in AgLearn): Conservation Planning-Part 1 (Modules 1-5).
FOTG Knowledge: Knowledge of the NRCS electronic Field Office Technical Guide as related to the specific criteria to be addressed in the development and implementation of a NRCS Irrigation Water Management Plan.
Irrigation Water Management Plan Development: Develop an Irrigation Water Management Plan (118) that meets the criteria listed in Section III of the eFOTG and submit the plan by email, or send a paper copy by mail to your resident State TSP Coordinator.
Irrigation Water Management Planning Experience: One year of experience and knowledge in the planning, design, layout, installation, and inspection of Irrigation Water Management practice practices, including any applicable Standards and Specifications.
Irrigation Water Management Planning References: Provide two locations or customer references where technical service has been provided that can verify your experience and proficiency in the planning, design, layout, installation, and inspection of Irrigation Water Management practices.
National Planning Procedures Handbook: Knowledge and understanding of National Planning Procedures Handbook – Title 180 - Part 600
Planning Tools Proficiency: Knowledge, skills and abilities to fully utilize Irrigation Water Management Planning tools, e.g., NRCS Farm Irrigation Rating Index (FIRI).
Irrigation Water Management Plan (118) Option 4 - Licensed EngineerConservation Planning Training: Successful completion of the NRCS approved training course (available in AgLearn): Conservation Planning-Part 1 (Modules 1-5).
FOTG Knowledge: Knowledge of the NRCS electronic Field Office Technical Guide as related to the specific criteria to be addressed in the development and implementation of a NRCS Irrigation Water Management Plan.
Irrigation Water Management Plan Development: Develop an Irrigation Water Management Plan (118) that meets the criteria listed in Section III of the eFOTG and submit the plan by email, or send a paper copy by mail to your resident State TSP Coordinator.
Irrigation Water Management Planning References: Provide two locations or customer references where technical service has been provided that can verify your experience and proficiency in the planning, design, layout, installation, and inspection of Irrigation Water Management practices.
National Planning Procedures Handbook: Knowledge and understanding of National Planning Procedures Handbook – Title 180 - Part 600
Planning Tools Proficiency: Knowledge, skills and abilities to fully utilize Irrigation Water Management Planning tools, e.g., NRCS Farm Irrigation Rating Index (FIRI).
Professional Engineering License: A current Professional Engineering license, as required by law in the states of practice.