NRCS FOTG Update: Notice WI-81

WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450-11-TECHNICAL GUIDE

FOTG NOTICE WI-81

 

SUBJECT:  WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE

Purpose. Revisions to Wisconsin Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications

Explanation of Changes.

 Section IV: Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications:

 Aquatic Organism Passage (Code 396) -No revisions made. Date changed to bring the WI standard current.

Contour Buffer Strips (Code 332) -Updated to align with national standard.

Feed Management (Code 592) – Minor updates to bring the WI standard current.

Grassed Waterway (Code 412) – Minor edit to the criteria to evaluate the potential effect of waterways with velocities exceeding the critical velocity (super critical). Added consideration for using energy dissipating features when velocities exceeding the critical velocity are abruptly reduced to a subcritical velocity.

Irrigation Reservoir (Code 436) No revisions made. Date changed to bring the WI standard current.

Mine Shaft and Adit Closing (Code 457) -No revisions made. Date changed to bring the WI standard current.

Obstruction Removal (Code 500) -No revisions made. Date changed to bring the WI standard current.

Pumping Plant (Code 533) -No revisions made. Date changed to bring the WI standard current.

Spoil Spreading (Code 572) -No revisions made. Date changed to bring the WI standard current. The following revisions to the Wisconsin FOTG have been posted on the Wisconsin e-FOTG website:

Remove the following outdated Standards and Specifications from any printed copies of the WI FOTG:

  • Index
  • Aquatic Organism Passage (Code 396)
  • Contour Buffer Strips (Code 332)
  • Feed Management (Code 592)
  • Grassed Waterway (Code 412)
  • Irrigation Reservoir (Code 436)
  • Mine Shaft and Adit Closing (Code 457)
  • Obstruction Removal (Code 500)
  • Pumping Plant (Code 533)
  • Spoil Spreading (Code 572)

 

 

Add the following Standards and Specifications to anv printed copies of the WI FOTG:

 

  • Index
  • Aquatic Organism Passage (Code 396)
  • Contour Buffer Strips (Code 332)
  • Feed Management (Code 592)
  • Grassed Waterway (Code 412)
  • Irrigation Reservoir (Code 436)
  • Mine Shaft and Adit Closing (Code 457)
  • Obstruction Removal (Code 500)
  • Pumping Plant (Code 533)
  • Spoil Spreading (Code 572)

 

A link to the Wisconsin FOTG is located on the Wisconsin NRCS website at: http://www  .nrcs  .usda .gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/national/technical/fotg/

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