NRCS has made some minor updates to numerous Wisconsin Conservation Practice Standards (CPS) and Construction Specifications (WCS). Details on the changes are provided in Field Office Technical Guide (FOTG) Notice WI-100.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Technical Standard 1008 Permeable Pavement has been updated and is now available on the DNR’s storm water post-construction technical standards webpage. Changes from the previous version address maintenance and flow path concerns based on new research and technologies. Revisions included input from experts in the field and public […]
The Standards Oversight Council (SOC) oversees a collaborative process for developing and updating technical standards related to agricultural and urban stormwater runoff practices. SOC conducts a Technical Standards Assessment every 2 years and the time is NOW to provide feedback! This survey is to evaluate our process and give technical experts a greater opportunity to […]
Wisconsin Standards Oversight Council Celebrates 25 Years of Interagency Partnership ∼ 25 Years of collaboration with quality, uniformity, and accountability result in technical standards that protect Wisconsin’s natural resources. ∼ MADISON – 2021 marks the 25th anniversary for the Wisconsin Standards Oversight Council (SOC), a collective partnership among conservation agencies to develop and maintain Wisconsin’s […]
The WI Standards Oversight Council (SOC) and Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) are soliciting comments from the public on the following revised draft Conservation Practice Standards (CPS): CPS 395 Stream Habitat Improvement and Management, CPS 580 Streambank and Shoreline Protection, CPS 582 Open Channel, and CPS 584 Channel Bed Stabilization. The revisions are based […]
The Standards Oversight Council 2020 Annual Report is now available. Click the photo below for a summary of our program accomplishments over the past year: Thanks to all of you who took part in this process in 2020! Your contributions continue to help improve the technical standards and the programs they support.
A draft update to Wisconsin DNR Technical Standard 1008 Permeable Pavement is now available for public comment through April 22, 2021. Public Comment: Draft Update To Wisconsin DNR Technical Standard 1008 Permeable Pavement The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Technical Standard 1008 Permeable Pavement is being updated to address maintenance and flow path concerns […]
The November 5 webinar on the new WDNR Technical Standard 1010 for Proprietary Storm Water Filtration Devices for the filled up so we’re hosting a 2nd webinar! Details are below: Proprietary Storm Water Filtration Devices (WDNR Tech Standard 1010) Wednesday, December 2 10:00-11:00 a.m. Presenter Eric Rortvedt, WDNR Water Resources Engineer, will go over the […]
Please join Wisconsin Land+Water for a webinar to review the new DNR Technical Standard 1010 for Proprietary Storm Water Filtration Devices. These are commercially available flow-through devices to remove storm water pollutants. They are generally below ground chambers with replaceable granular media cartridges or membrane. The potential use and general sizing of these devices to meet […]
The Wisconsin DNR Technical Standard 1010 Proprietary Storm Water Filtration Devices is now available on the WDNR website for storm water post-construction technical standards. The WDNR Technical Standard 1010 Proprietary Storm Water Filtration Devices defines criteria and procedures to determine the reduction in total suspended solids and total phosphorus using proprietary filtration devices. Development of […]