Biennial SOC Survey Open Through Aug. 11!

Every two years, SOC conducts a Technical Standards Needs Assessment to evaluate its process and give technical experts greater opportunity to improve Wisconsin’s technical standards. The results of the survey will help prioritize which standards will be revised/created in the next two years, provide direction on training offered by SOC and partners, and help improve […]

NRCS CPS 313, 520, 521, 522, and 318 For Comment Through 7/10/17

The NRCS CPS 313, Waste Storage Facility, has been revised and is available for comment through Monday, July 10, 2017.  As a result of this revision, liner requirements were moved from 313 into separate liner standards. Additionally, a separate temporary stacking was created; see a list of all new standards below. All of these standards are open […]

DNR 1002 Site Evaluation for Infiltration Standard Open for Comment Through 7/5/17

The WDNR standard 1002, Site Evaluation for Infiltration, has been revised and is available for comment through Wednesday, July 5, 2017. This standard was revised by a Standards Oversight Council team of experts over the course of the past year. The intent of the revision was to ensure effective groundwater protection with appropriate considerations for karst topography, […]

Assembling WDNR 1057 Tracking Pad & Tire Washing Team

Applications Due Friday, May 26 Notification for Assembling Storm Water and Erosion Control Technical Standard Work Team Volunteer technical experts are needed to serve on a technical standard Work Team to revise an existing Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) technical standard related to storm water and erosion control. The work team will revise 1057, […]

NRCS FOTG Update: Notice WI-88

WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450-11-TECHNICAL GUIDE FOTG  NOTICE WI-88   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:  Alley Cropping (Code CPS-311) – Minor updates to align with national standard. Brush Management (Code CPS–314) – Reviewed and […]

NRCS FOTG Update: Notice WI-87

WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450-11-TECHNICAL GUIDE FOTG NOTICE WI-87   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:  Access Road (Code CPS-560) – Option G in Table 2 was revised to allow a Class III geotextile as […]

NRCS FOTG Update: Notice WI-86

WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450-11-TECHNICAL GUIDE FOTG NOTICE WI-86   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: Composting Facility (CPS 317) – The newly issued National Standard revised language as needed to improve readability and […]

NRCS FOTG Update: Notice WI-85

WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450-11-TECHNICAL GUIDE FOTG NOTICE WI-85   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: Anionic Polyacrylamide (PAM) Application (CPS 450) – The revision adds a purpose to the standard to “improve soil […]