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NRCS Update: FOTG Notice WI-92

The following technical standards were revised via the SOC Minor Process. WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450 – 11 – TECHNICAL GUIDE FOTG NOTICE Wl-92   Purpose. Revisions to Wisconsin Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications. Effective Date. This notice is effective upon receipt. Explanation of Changes. Section IV: Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications : Pond Sealing or Lining – Compacted Soil Treatment (Code 520) – Cleaned up formatting, English language use […]

DNR 1009 Rain Garden Open for Comment Through 5/9/18

Draft guidance concerning storm water is now available for review and comment on the Proposed DNR Program Guidance web page or via the following link: 1009_RainGarden_DRAFT Rain Garden – Technical Standard 1009 is open for comment until May 9, 2018. The proposed Rain Garden – Technical Standard 1009 has been created based on the 2003 “Rain Garden – A […]

DNR 1057 Trackout Control Practices Open for Comment Through 5/9/18

Draft guidance concerning storm water is now available for review and comment on the Proposed DNR Program Guidance web page or via the following link:  1057_TrackoutControlPractices Trackout Control Practices – Technical Standard 1057 is open for comment until May 9, 2018. The proposed “Trackout Control Practices – Technical Standard 1057” (formerly named Stone Tracking Pad and […]

NRCS FOTG Update: Notice WI-91

The following technical standards were revised via the SOC Minor Process. WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450 – 11 – TECHNICAL GUIDE FOTG NOTICE Wl-91   Purpose. Revisions to Wisconsin Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications. Effective Date. This notice is effective upon receipt. Explanation of Changes. Section IV: Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications : Aquaculture Ponds […]

1062 Ditch Check Update

The DNR technical standard 1062, Ditch Check, has been updated through the SOC Modified Process. The draft was released for Broad Review last fall, and comments from eight individuals were received and reviewed. Updates to the technical standard include minor updates to terminology, references, and figures. Click here to view the revised technical standard 1062.

CPS 360, Waste Facility Closure, Open For Comment Through 3/29/18

The NRCS standard 360, Waste Facility Closure, has been revised and is available for comment through March 29, 2018. This standard is being revised through the Standards Oversight Council Modified Process. This standard was updated in compliance with the NRCS 5-year review policy. Duplicated criteria within the standard was eliminated, and wording was revised to […]

Assembling Proprietary Filtration Device Technical Standard Team

Applications Due Friday, March 16, 2018 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 create a new Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) technical standard related to storm water and erosion control. Criteria for the standard will […]

Permeable Pavement Research Opportunity

The Standards Oversight Council seeks permeable pavement system representatives interested in participating in a monitoring study starting 2019. This study is designed to provide information to develop and refine the WDNR Conservation Practice Standard “Permeable Pavement” (1008). In 2014, the Permeable Pavement technical standard team developed a project to research the performance, infiltration, and pollutant […]

NRCS FOTG Update: Notice WI-90

The following technical standards were revised via the SOC Minor Process.   WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450-11-TECHNICAL GUIDE FOTG  NOTICE WI-90 Purpose. Revisions to Wisconsin Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications. Effective Date. This notice is effective upon receipt. Section IV: Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications: Access Control (Code 472) – Reviewed with no revisions […]

1068 Dust Control and 1005 Veg. Swale Minor Updates

The DNR has updated two technical standards through the Standards Oversight Council Minor Process. 1068, Dust Control, has been updated to reflect the new technical standard format and align with current terminology. 1005, Vegetated Swale, has been updated to reduce redundant information. Section V.G.6.c., which outlined how to determine the appropriate infiltration rate when swale […]