About Soil & Water

Ways we provide services to the community.

  • Agriculture Cost Share Program (ACSP)
  • Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)
  • Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program (WHIP)
  • Forestry Incentive Program (FIP)
  • Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP)
  • Wetland Reserve Program (WRP)
  • Erosion Control Program
  • Drainage layout for subsurface tile and open ditch
  • Conservation tillage information
  • Animal waste system design
  • Soils information


  • Erosion control assistance
  • Assistance on drainage problems
  • Soil testing information
  • Recommendations for grass and ground covers

Groups & Clubs

  • Conservation Education Programs

Prospective Landowners

  • Soil information


  • Soil information and maps
  • Erosion control information
  • Consultive assistance in the development of erosion control plans
  • Recommendations for temporary and permanent ground cover

Units of Government 

  • Review of subdivision plans for drainage
  • Erosion control information
  • Soil information for land use planning
  • Prime and important farmland maps
  • Currituck County soil survey
  • Resource conservation and development projects


  • Sponsor resource conservation workshop for students at North Carolina State University (NCSU), Raleigh
  • Conservation education programs and materials
  • Erosion control assistance
  • Soil training
  • Sponsor poster and essay contests
  • Sponsor Environmental Awareness Field Day
  • Conduct land judging contests