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All open channel drainage systems shall maintain practices adjacent to the open outlet channel that will reduce the transportation of sediment off-site. Runoff from agricultural fields must pass through a sediment control system prior to discharge into the open channel conveyance system. Approved sediment control systems may consist of the following:
(A) Vegetated buffer zones planted with permanent grasses appropriate for soil stabilization and filtering;
(B) Grade control structures for over fall stabilization;
(C) Sediment traps adjacent to the stream channel; or
(D) Other standard practices for conservation planning in accordance with the N.R.C.S. Field Office Technical Guide (current edition) or as otherwise approved by the Will County N.R.C.S. District Conservationist or the Administrator.
(Ord. 06-0383, passed 3-15-06)