NRCS Update: FOTG Notice WI-96

The following technical standards were revised via the SOC Minor Process.

WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE
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FOTG NOTICE Wl-96

Purpose. Revisions to Wisconsin Conservation Practice Standards (CPS) and Wisconsin Construction Specifications (WCS)

Effective Date. This notice is effective upon receipt.

Explanation of Changes.

Section IV: Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications:

Drilled Well Abandonment/ Decommissioning (WCS 19) – The Reporting Section was revised to include who must prepare the abandonment report. Reference to the WDNR website to obtain and electronically submit the report was added.
Aluminum or Steel Roof Gutters (WCS 23) – Corrected discrepancy with CPS 558, Roof Runoff Structure.
Topsoiling (WCS 26) – Minor word edits only.
Corrugated Polyethylene Tubing (WCS 44) – Removed obsolete ASTM references and made minor word edits.
Organic Fill for Ditch Fills or Filling (WCS 50) – Removed some criteria related to control of moisture content in Section 6. Made minor word edits.
Organic Fill for Embankments and Ditch Plugs (WCS 51) – Minor word edits only.
Steel Sheet Pilling (WCS 201) – Minor word edits only.
Earthfill For Waste Storage Facilities (WCS 204) – Added a paragraph for material that may be under concrete slabs or walls.
Vinyl Sheet Piling (WCS 211) – Minor word edits only.
Roof Runoff Structure (CPS 558) – Corrected discrepancy with WCS 23, Aluminum Steel Root Gutters. Corrected Qp equation to determine peak discharge.

A link to the Wisconsin FOTG is located on the NRCS website at:  https://efotg.sc.egov.usda.gov/#/

This notice is also available here:  FOTG Notice WI-96

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