Open for Comment: Four NRCS Stream-Related Standards

  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 […]

Open for Comment – DNR 1008 Permeable Pavement

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 […]

Training – 2nd date added for Proprietary Storm Water Filtration!

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 […]

Training – DNR Prop. Filtration Devices

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 […]

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WDNR Technical Standard 1010 Proprietary Storm Water Filtration Devices

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 […]

DATCP 01 Verif. of Depth to Bedrock Available for Comment

Wisconsin DATCP Technical Standard 01 Verification of Depth to Bedrock is available for review and comment until June 22, 2020.  More information on this team and the process is available via the following link:  https://socwisconsin.org/current-work/full-process/01-verification-of-land-features/   *********************************************************************************************************** The Wisconsin DATCP Technical Standard 01 Verification of Depth to Bedrock is a new standard to define the […]

WDNR Tech. Standard 1061 Dewatering Practices for Sediment Control

The WDNR Technical Standard 1061 Dewatering Practices for Sediment Control was recently revised through the Standards Oversight Council Modified Process.  Here is a summary of the major changes from the previous version: Consolidated discharge location based criteria was ; Added criteria for internally drained areas; Added criteria for filter baffles; Added criteria for dewatering wells; Expanded […]

DNR 1010 Proprietary Storm Water Filtration Devices is available for review and comment

The draft Wisconsin DNR Technical Standard 1010 Proprietary Storm Water Filtration Devices is available for review and comment until April 17, 2020. The Wisconsin DNR Technical Standard 1010 Proprietary Storm Water Filtration Devices is a new standard to define criteria and procedures to determine the reduction in total suspended solids and total phosphorus using proprietary […]

2019 Annual Report

The Standards Oversight Council’s 2019 Annual Report is now available!  Click below for a summary of our program accomplishments over the past year: Thanks to all of you who took part in this process in 2019. Your contributions help improve the technical standards and strengthen the program. If you’d like to learn more about SOC […]