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2019 Technical Standards Assessment Results Available

Earlier this year, SOC reached out to users of WI technical standards for input to evaluate our process and give technical experts greater opportunity to improve Wisconsin’s technical standards.  SOC conducts this Technical Standards Assessment (TSA) every 2 years.  The input gathered from the TSA is used by the custodians [Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), […]

NRCS Update: FOTG Notice WI-98

The following construction specifications were revised and announced by NRCS in Wisconsin Field Office Technical Guide FOTG Notice WI-98.  The revised specification will replace the previous specification. Corrugated Metal Pipe Conduits (WCS-6) – ASTM A885 has been withdrawn with no replacement. Reference has been removed from WCS-6. Timber Fabrication & Installation (WCS-14) – Updated criteria […]

Technical Standards Assessment – 2019 survey open to the public

The Standards Oversight Council (SOC) conducts a Technical Standards Assessment every 2 years to evaluate its process and give technical experts greater opportunity to improve Wisconsin’s technical standards.  Your input will be used to prioritize which standards will be revised in the next 2 years, what revisions to make, and what training may be made […]

NRCS Update: FOTG Notice WI-97

The following standards were revised via the SOC Minor Process and announced by NRCS in Wisconsin Field Office Technical Guide FOTG Notice WI-97. Explanation of Changes. Users of the waste management standards released in October 2017 pointed out minor revisions and clarifications that would be appropriate. The existing date (October 2017R) of the standards will […]

New DATCP Standard Team – Call for Members!

Notification Seeking Experts for Work Team to Develop a Technical Standard for Verification of Features in Silurian Bedrock\Karst Areas Volunteer technical experts are needed to serve on a Work Team to create a technical standard for the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) related to verification of features in Silurian Bedrock\Karst Areas.  Criteria […]

NRCS Update: FOTG Notice WI-96

The following technical standards were revised via the SOC Minor Process. WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450 – 11 – TECHNICAL GUIDE 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 […]

NRCS Update: FOTG Notice WI-95

WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450 -11- TECHNICAL GUIDE FOTG NOTICE Wl-95 Purpose. To provide a focus on the application of nutrient management, the awareness of risk assessment, and to place the incentive for nutrient management on positively impacting nutrient balancing. Explanation of Changes. Wisconsin Field Office Technical Guide (FOTG) Notice Wl-72 provided policy for […]

NRCS Update: FOTG Notice WI-94

The following technical standards were revised via the SOC Minor Process. WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450 – 11 – TECHNICAL GUIDE FOTG NOTICE Wl-94 Purpose. Revisions to Wisconsin Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications Effective Date. This notice is effective upon receipt. Explanation of Changes. Section IV: Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications: Field Operations Emissions Reduction (Code 376) – Aligned with national standard […]

NRCS Update: FOTG Notice WI-93

The following technical standards were revised via the SOC Minor Process. WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450 – 11 – TECHNICAL GUIDE FOTG NOTICE Wl-93 Purpose. Revisions to Wisconsin Conservation Practice Standards and Wisconsin Construction Specifications (WCS) Effective Date. This notice is effective upon receipt. Explanation of Changes. Section IV: Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications : Roof Runoff Structure (Code 558) – The […]