Individuals interested in joining a new SOC team for horizontal directional drilling must complete the application  and submit it to the SOC Program Manager at soc@wisconsinlandwater.org by midnight Tuesday, September 3, 2019 (Note: deadline has been extended).

See below for information about the SOC process and this team.


Notification for Assembling Storm Water Technical Standard Work Team for Horizontal Directional Drilling

Volunteer technical experts are needed to serve on a Work Team to create a new Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) technical standard related to avoiding and minimizing impacts to waterways and wetlands during underground utility construction.  Criteria for the standard will be based on existing science, be protective of the waters of the state, and conform to existing laws and regulations.

Team Focus

The Work Team will create a new technical standard that provides criteria for projects employing horizontal directional drilling (HDD).  The standard will include procedures and practices to minimize potential for inadvertent releases associated with HDD and to respond to releases when