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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 […]

WDNR stormwater standards available for comment

WDNR has worked with internal staff to revise two interim Technical Standards, 1050 and 1051, and is now soliciting public comments on the proposed revisions.   The intent of the revisions are to reflect the April 2015 “Water Quality Review Procedures for Additives” guidance. The guidance provides comprehensive procedures for the review of additives for potential […]

Team Participation Requested for Development of New Standard 1073, Vegetated Swale

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 develop a new technical standard, described below, that conforms to existing laws and regulations. Criteria for the […]

Permeable Pavement standard updated

The WDNR permeable pavement technical standard 1008 and associated technical note were recently updated with minor revisions. The revised versions of the standard and technical note are posted on the DNR website:  http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/stormwater/standards/postconst_standards.html A summary of the revisions are as follows: In the permeable pavement technical standard, the surface clogging capacity (Section V.D.3.) was changed […]