Soil and Water

 Resource Information

Resouce Information:  Information on natural resources and their uses is provided to the public.  This includes soil surverys, aerial photography, soil test kits, etc.  
Aerial Photography:  Historical aerial photography is made available for public use.  Available flights are 1981, 1966, 1961, 1955, 1950, and 1938.  Assistance is also provided on the use of the current aerial photography located on the Davidson County web pages.
Soil Surveys:  Published soil surveys are provided to the public on request.  The information is provided both as a printed manual and as a web-based application.  Interpretations are provided on request.  
Soil Testing:   Soil test kits are provided to land users to determine appropriate soil ammendments (lime and fertilizer) to ensure desired plant growth.  The testing services are provided by the NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.  Staff members assist in the interpretation of the results.