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Terracing is an erosion Best Management Practice (BMPs) that prevents soil from the erosive forces of water. They include constructed ridges and channels across a slope. Once well-constructed, a terrace reduces runoff velocity and accumulation on slopes and prevent soil erosion.

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Gradient Treatment/Terracing, Chattanooga, Hamilton County Water Quality Program Tennessee

Terracing, City of Nashville Tennessee

Terracing, Urban Drainage and Flood Control District, Denver Colorado

Terracing, United State Department of Agriculture Arkansas