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

WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450 11 TECHNICAL GUIDE

FOTG NOTICE Wl-91

 

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 :

Aquaculture Ponds (Code 397) Five year review period. National standard not updated recently. Reviewed with no changes. Date was made current.

Groundwater Testing (Code 355) – Language was added to identify testing parameters for use in microirrigation and livestock consumption.

Saturated Buffer (Code 604) – The national standard was updated to expand the range of applicability of the standard to greater number of field sites, the current 5-percent flow capacity criteria for the saturated buffer is maintained, but designers are now allowed to use an alternate length of the distribution pipe if the 5-percent criteria is found impractical or cost-prohibitive. The required geological investigation for slope stability is also maintained, but designers are allowed an alternate analysis of slope stability base