WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE

450-11-TECHNICAL GUIDE

FOTG NOTICE WI-78

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 Control (Code 472) – Minor updates to bring the WI standard current.

 

Lighting System Improvement (Code 670) – Minor updates to bring the WI standard current.

 

Irrigation System, Microirrigation (Code 441) – Minor updates to bring the WI standard current.

 

Residue and Tillage Management, No Till (Code 329) – Minor updates to bring the WI standard current.

 

Roofs and Covers (Code 367) – The definition for the Roofs and Covers practice added agrichemical handling facilities to the waste management facilities specified. Criteria was added to include treated wood products and the type of associated fasteners and a table for geomembrane materials specified by cover purpose. Criteria was also added for appurtenant equipment associated with a cover over liquid manure storage facilities for the safe collection, conveyance, treatment or utilization of biogases.

 

Shallow Water Development and Management (Code 646) – Minor updates to bring the WI standard current.

 

Sprinkler System (Code 442) – Added “in absence of manufacturer’s recommendations for pressure regulator operation, ensure line pressure upstream of regulators is at least 5 psi above rated regulator pressure”. There are also some minor editing changes.

 

Surface Drain, Field Ditch (Code 607) – The agency changed the definition for clarity, along with a purpose