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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 […]

Summary of 2017 Technical Standards Needs Assessment

Thank you to all who responded to SOC’s 2017 Technical Standards Needs Assessment! This biennial survey was completed by 133 individuals familiar with Wisconsin’s technical standards used in statewide conservation programs.  The survey results are used to prioritize revisions and the development of effective technical standards that protect our state’s natural resources. The 2017 Standards Oversight […]

DNR S100 Compost update

The DNR technical standard S100, Compost for Storm Water Management, has been updated through the Standards Oversight Council Modified Process. A draft was released for public review from 7/27/17 – 8/17/17. The technical standard was updated to more closely align with s. NR 502.12(16), Wis. Adm. Code, Class A Compost. The revised technical standard is available […]

DNR 1062 Ditch Checks Open for Comment Through 11/13/17

The WDNR standard 1062, Ditch Check, has been revised and is available for comment through November 13, 2017. This standard was revised through the Standards Oversight Council Modified Process, including input from a select team of experts. This technical standard includes minor updating of terminology, references, and figures. Draft 1062 Standard Instructions to comment on standards: Submit your […]

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 […]