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Biennial SOC Survey Open Through Sept. 8!

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 […]

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, […]

1005 Vegetated Swale Update

The Vegetated Swale Technical Standard 1005 (previously “Vegetated Infiltration Swale Interim Technical Standard 1005”) has been updated. The draft was posted for public review, and the technical team revised the draft to address public comments. The document provides technical specifications for the design, modeling, construction, implementation, and maintenance of new vegetated swales for purposes of […]

1060 Inlet Protection Minor Update

  In coordination with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT), the Inlet Protection Technical Standard 1060 has been updated with minor revisions to reference the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Product Acceptability List, and to identify conditions when certain fabric types and ‘other devices’ are not approved for inlet protection use on DOT projects.   The […]

1008 Permeable Pavement standard update

The Permeable Pavement Technical Standard 1008 has been updated with minor revisions regarding TSS load reduction. The document provides technical specifications for the design, modeling, construction, implementation, and maintenance of permeable pavement for purposes of compliance with storm water post-construction performance standards in Ch. NR 151, Wis. Adm. Code. The revised version of the standard […]

DNR 1005 Vegetated Swale Standard Open for Comment Through 3/11/16

The WDNR standard 1005, Vegetated Swale, has been revised and is available for comment from Friday, February 19 through Friday, March 11, 2016. This standard was previously titled Vegetated Infiltration Swale Interim Technical Standard. The intent of the revision was to ensure the standard addressed the design and use of vegetated swales for Total Suspended Solids removal in […]

Assembling Site Evaluation for Stormwater Infiltration Standard Team

Date: February 16, 2016   Notification for Assembling Stormwater 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 (DNR) technical standard related to stormwater and erosion control. The work team is being convened to […]

Summary of 2015 Technical Standard Needs survey

Participation in SOC’s 2015 Technical Standards Needs survey increased significantly from 60 responses collected in 2013 to 245 responses collected this summer from individuals familiar with Wisconsin’s technical standards used in statewide conservation programs. The respondents were more evenly distributed across private sector and public sector agencies and were more diverse in the primary focus […]