Each owner, operator, or person responsible for agricultural operations shall prevent pollution caused by sheet and rill erosion. Agricultural operations found by the director or the director's designee to have failed to implement best management practices (BMPs) to prevent sheet and rill erosion and have caused pollution to waters of the state shall apply and maintain conservation practices such that the predicted soil loss from sheet and rill erosion under current and planned cropping and management conditions, as predicted in the "Field Office Technical Guide," when combined with the predicted soil loss from wind erosion (if applicable) as determined under rule 901:13-1-09 of the Administrative Code, is equal to or less than permissible soil loss values (soil loss tolerance "T" factors) related to the specific soil series as specified in the "Field Office Technical Guide."
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 12/31/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 939.02
Rule Amplifies: 939.02
Prior Effective Dates: 11/1/79, 5/1/89, 5/7/92, 11/15/94, 10/03/05, 12/23/2010