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USDA-NRCS Waterway Design Tool: An Engineering Field Tool Computer Software Component
Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgCitation: 2011 Louisville, Kentucky, August 7-10, 2011 1111450.(doi:10.13031/2013.38112)
Authors: William R Reck, Philip R McLoud
Keywords: Waterway, diversion, erosion control, conservation practice
The Waterway Design Tool (WDT), developed by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), is one engineering software application within the Engineering Field Tools package. The software shares functionality with other engineering applications currently including the Survey Engineering Tool (SET) and the Terrace Design Tool (TDT) and allows the user to design a grassed waterway system from the input of survey data to the output of construction plans and documentation information. This paper briefly describes this software component. The software and documentation can be obtained from the USDA-NRCS at: http://eft.nrcs.usda.gov/.(Download PDF) (Export to EndNotes)