Storm Drain Inlet Protection standard open for comment


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The WDNR Standard 1060, Storm Drain Inlet Protection for Construction Sites, has been revised and is available for comment from Tuesday, May 13th to Friday June 6th.

The intent of the revision was to include Type D-M and Type D-HR inlet protection devices.  The Type D-M and D-HR devices are variations of the existing Type D inlet device and were developed by members of the Green Tier / Clear Waters Environmental Results Program Charter (GTCWI).  Type D-M and D-HR devices use different filtering fabrics than the Type D device, and allow for capture of smaller diameter soil particles. Both of the devices have recently been used successfully on several road construction projects within the City of Madison.

Final draft Standard 1060 (pdf)

Mark up draft Standard 1060 (pdf)

If you have questions regarding the revisions of these practice standards, please contact WDNR Stormwater Engineer, Ryan Lentz at or (608) 267-2759.

Instructions to comment on standards: Submit your comments organized by section of the standard by Friday, June 6th. Keep comments specific and directly related to the standard. Indicate the section you are referring to when commenting, for example “V.B.4.: Does this mean that…” Respond in the same order as the sections appear in the draft. If you have general comments applicable to the entire standard please note them as such.

We prefer comments to be submitted online by using the “Comment” link located to the top left of this article or the comment section at the end of this article. Comments may also be submitted by email to to preserve confidentiality.

WDNR will carefully consider all comments before finalizing an updated version of the practice standard.  All comments will receive responses from the WDNR. At the end of your online comment you may choose to receive an email update when any “replies” are received to your comment.

If you have questions about submitting your comments, the public comment period or our process contact Gini Knight at or (608) 441-2677.  Thank you for your input.

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