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Final DNR Program Guidance

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Final program guidance documents

Documents are organized by DNR program.

Program: Air Management

Document ID# Title [PDF]
AM-19-0001 Wisconsin Air Dispersion Modeling Guidelines
AM-19-0002 Guidance for Including PM2.5 in Air Pollution Control Permit Applications
AM-19-0003 Guidance on Background Concentrations
AM-19-0004 Collaborative Permit Process
AM-19-0005 Changes to Air Pollution Control Permitting for Ethanol Plants
AM-19-0006 Variance Request Procedures for Industrial Sources Subject to Section NR 415.075(4), Wisconsin Administrative Code
AM-19-0007 Registration Permit Application Guide: Guide for Assisting Facilities in Applying for Type A Registration Permits
AM-19-0008 Registration Permit Application Guide: Guide for Assisting Facilities in Applying for Type B Registration Permits
AM-19-0009 Registration Permit Application Guide: Guide for Assisting Facilities in Applying for Type G Registration Permits
AM-19-0010 Guidance for Handling Plans in Permits
AM-19-0011 Compliance Certification Electronic Submittal Guidebook
AM-19-0012 Compliance Monitoring Reports Electronic Submittal Guidebook
AM-19-0013 Air Permit Compliance Certification Electronic Reporting Instructions
AM-19-0014 Air Permit Monitoring Report Electronic Submittal Instructions
AM-19-0015 Wisconsin Test Plans Submittal Online
AM-19-0016 Wisconsin Emission Test Report Submittal Outline
AM-19-0017 Stack Testing Electronic Submittal Guidebook
AM-19-0018 Stack Testing Plan and Report Submittal Electronic Reporting Instructions
AM-19-0019 How to Apply Compliance Demonstration Testing Requirements
AM-19-0020 MTE Calculations for Air Permit Exemptions
AM-19-0021 Presumptive BACT for Formaldehyde Emissions Generated from LF Gas-Fired RICE
AM-19-0022 Using Periodic Compliance Emission Testing 50% Exception
AM-19-0023 Calculating Emission Limits Set Forth in s. NR 415.05(1)
AM-19-0024 Reports, Plans and Notifications Electronic Submittal Guidebook
AM-19-0025 Electronic Signature Submittal Instruction Book
AM-19-0026 Electronic Submittal Quick Instructions
AM-19-0027 Demolition of Farm Buildings
AM-19-0028 Citation Authority Rules for Regulated Refrigerants and Salvaging Operations
AM-19-0029 Wisconsin Air Toxic Rule Compliance Demonstration Method for Obstructed Stacks
AM-19-0032 Ten Ton Exemption for Operation Permits
AM-19-0033 Ten Ton Exemption for Construction Permits
AM-19-0034 Approving Emission Limit Exceptions
AM-19-0035 Emissions Determination for the Printing Industry
AM-19-0037 Fact Sheet for DNR Requirements for Refrigerants and Salvaging Operations
AM-19-0038 Standards for Mathematical Computations
AM-19-0039 Fact Sheet for Type G Registration Permits
AM-19-0041 Fact Sheet for Natural Minor Exemptions from Operation Permits
AM-19-0042 Registration Permit Application Checklist
AM-19-0043 Fact Sheet for Type B Registration Permits
AM-19-0044 Fact Sheet on Air Regulations Applicable to RICE
AM-19-0045 Registration Permit Compliance Checklist
AM-19-0046 Fact Sheet on Construction Permit Basics
AM-19-0047 Fact Sheet on Combustion Sources Construction Permit
AM-19-0048 Fact Sheet for WWTP and Registration Permits
AM-19-0049 Fact Sheet on Type C Registration Permit for Printers
AM-19-0050 Fact Sheet on Type A Registration Permit
AM-19-0053 Processed Meteorological Data in AERMOD
AM-19-0054 Fact Sheet for Industrial Laundry Facilities
AM-19-0055 Crushing Operation Fugitive Dust Control Plan
AM-19-0057 Fact Sheet on Halogenated Solvent MACT with Attachment
AM-19-0058 Fact Sheet on Grain Handling Facility Regulations
AM-19-0059 Fact Sheet on Fugitive Dust Emissions Management
AM-19-0060 Fact Sheet on Gasoline Tank Truck Vapor Control Certification
AM-19-0061 Guidance for LACT Best Practices at Asphalt Plants
AM-19-0062 Fact Sheet on VOC Requirements for Coating, Printing, Asphalt Surfacing
AM-19-0063 Fact Sheet on Solvent Parts Cleaning
AM-19-0064 Fact Sheet on PM Emissions and Control Requirements
AM-19-0065 Fact Sheet for Solvent Metal Cleaning
AM-19-0066 Fact Sheet on Annual Reports and Certifications
AM-19-0067 Fact Sheet for Toxics Requirement for ICI Boilers
AM-19-0068 Fact Sheet on Stage II Vapor Recovery
AM-19-0069 Fact Sheet on Wood Furniture Coating RACT
AM-19-0070 Fact Sheet on VOC Emissions for Painting and Coating Operations
AM-19-0071 Fact Sheet on Requirements for Flexo and Roto Printing
AM-19-0072 Fact Sheet on Requirements for Printing, Coating, Dyeing of Fabrics
AM-19-0074 Fact Sheet on Aerospace Manufacturing MACT
AM-19-0075 Implementation of Part II for Air Permits
AM-19-0076 Fact Sheet on Confidentiality Requests
AM-19-0077 Next Day Permit Deviation Form
AM-19-0078 Compliance Electronic Reporting Access Registration Instructions
AM-19-0079 Malfunction Plan and Abatement Plan Applicability
AM-19-0080 Fact Sheet on Emission Reduction Credits
AM-19-0081 Fact Sheet on Final Designations for 2015 Ozone Standard
AM-20-0082 85% Control and Latest Available Control Techniques (LACT) Analyses Under NR 424.03, Wis. Adm. Code
AM-20-0083 MTE Calculations for Air Permit Exemptions
AM-20-0084 Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) Rule Checklist
AM-20-0085 Insignificant Emissions Units

Program: Applied Forestry

Document ID# Title [PDF]
FA-20-0001 Silviculture Handbook
FA-20-0002 Wisconsin's Forestland Woody Biomass Harvesting Guidelines
FA-20-0003 Forest Aesthetics Handbook
FA-20-0004 Wisconsin's Forestry Best Management Practices for Water Quality
FA-20-0005 Wisconsin Forest Management Guidelines
FA-20-0006 Do I Need a Permit for Building a Forest Road?
FA-20-0007 Forest Roads and Wetlands
FA-20-0008 Temporary Stream Crossings for Forestry
FA-20-0009 Do I Need a Permit for Harvesting Timber?
FA-20-0010 Weed Management Area - Private Forest Grant Program Application Instructions
FA-20-0011 Jumping Worms - Watch for this Invader
FA-20-0012 Guidelines for Stump Treatment to Reduce the Risk of Introduction and Spread of Heterobasidion Root Disease
FA-20-0013 Management of Beech Bark Disease in Wisconsin
FA-20-0014 Oak Harvesting Guidelines to Reduce Risk of Introduction and Spread of Oak Wilt
FA-20-0015 Wisconsin's Forestry Best Management Practices for Invasive Species
FA-20-0016 Best Management Practices for Preventing the Spread of Invasive Species by Outdoor Recreation Activities in Wisconsin
FA-20-0017 Wisconsin's Urban Forestry Best Mangement Practices for Preventing the Introduction and Spread of Invasive Species
FA-20-0018 Invasive Species Best Management Practices for Transportation and Utility Rights of Way
FA-20-0019 NR 40 Reasonable Precautions for Quarantined Species: Gypsy Moth
FA-20-0020 Precautions to Reduce the Risk of Moving Beech Scale
FA-20-0021 Wisconsin Local-Use Dimension Lumber Grading
FA-20-0022 County Forests Ordering Development Stock
FA-20-0023 Wisconsin DNR Urban Forestry Grants 2020 Application Guide
FA-20-0024 Urban Forestry Catastrophic Storm Grant Program Application Guidance
FA-20-0025 Wisconsin DNR Urban Forestry Grants 2020 Recordkeeping & Reimbursement Guide
FA-20-0026 Emerald Ash Borer Silviculture Guidelines
FA-20-0027 Organizing an Aerial Spray for Forest Pests: Recommendations and Regulations

Program: Community Financial Assistance

Document ID# Title [PDF]
CF-19-0001 Hunter Recruitment Retention and Reactiviation (R3) Grant Program
CF-19-0002 Angler Recruitment, Retention and Reactivation (R3) Grant Program
CF-19-0003 Summer Tribal Youth Grant Program
CF-19-0004 Wisconsin Habitat Partnership Fund Program
CF-19-0006 Stewardship Friends Grant Program
CF-19-0007 Surface Water Grants Program Guidance
CF-19-0008 Municipal Flood Control Program Guidance
CF-19-0009 Healthy Lakes Program Guidance
CF-19-0012 Wisconsin Habitat Partnership Fund Program Guidance
CF-19-0013 Recreational Boating Facilities (RBF) Guidance
CF-19-0014 Program Guidance for U.S. Fish & Wildlife Subaward Grant Programs: Clean Vessel Act, Boating Infrastructure Grant, and Sport Fish Restoration for Boat Access and Fishing Piers.

Program: Drinking Water & Groundwater

Document ID# Title [PDF]
DG-19-0001 Chapter 2 Public Water Supply Operations Handbook
DG-19-0002 Chapter 3 Public Water Supply Operations Handbook
DG-19-0003 Preparing for a Municipal Drinking Water System Sanitary Survey
DG-19-0004 2015 Wisconsin Act 177, Requirements for Certain Residential & Fire Protection Wells
DG-19-0005 Replacing, Reconstructing and Transferring Approved High Capacity Wells Under 2017 Wisconsin Act 10
DG-19-0006 DG-091 Property Transfer Well Inspections - A fact sheet for buyers and sellers
DG-19-0007 DG-092 Understanding your Property Transfer Well Inspection Results - A fact sheet for buyers and sellers
DG-19-0008 Chemical Feed Submittals: Determining When Chemical Feed Submittals Require Central Office Plan Review or DNR Representative Field Review
DG-19-0009 PUB DG-089 - Well Casing Heights - a fact sheet for drillers and pump installers
DG-19-0010 PUB DG-084 - Yard Hydrants - a fact sheet for drillers and pump installers
DG-19-0011 PUB DG-086 -Basement Wells - A fact sheet for drillers and pump installers
DG-19-0012 PUB DG-087 - Nonpressurized Conduits - a fact sheet for drillers and pump installers
DG-19-0013 PUB DG-085 - Pits and Alcoves - a fact sheet for drillers and pump installers
DG-19-0014 PUB DG-088 - Water Sample Requirements - a fact sheet for drillers and pump installers
DG-19-0015 DG-078 - Providing safe drinking water for your festival: a guide for event planners
DG-19-0016 Nonpressure Storage Vessels, A Fact Sheet for Drillers and Installers, DG-093
DG-19-0017 Springs as a Potable Water Supply, A Fact Sheet for Drillers and Installers and Property Owners, DG-094
DG-19-0018 Unprotected Springs can be Hazardous to your Health, DG-013
DG-19-0019 Lead and Copper Monitoring Site Plan Change Request, 3300-315

Environmental Analysis

Document ID# Title [PDF]
EA-19-0001 Wisconsin PFAS Aqueous (Non Potable Water) and Non Aqueous Matrices Method Criteria
EA-19-0002 Dry Cleaner Compliance Calendar
EA-19-0003 Compliance Calendar for Gasoline Dispensing Facilities
EA-19-0004 Fish Passage at Dams
EA-19-0005 Green Tier Annual Report Instructions
EA-19-0006 Green Tier Annual Report FAQ
EA-20-0002 Green Tier - Managing Participation During Emergency Crises

Fisheries Management

Document ID# Title [PDF]
FH-19-0002 Winnebago Walleye Management Plan
FH-19-0007 Reasonable precautions to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive fish in Wisconsin

Forestry Business Services

Document ID# Title [PDF]
FS-20-0001 Aerial Photography Purchasing Information

Forestry Field Operations

Document ID# Title [PDF]
FO-20-0001 Timber Sale Handbook, HB2461
FO-20-0002 Timber Sale Payment Schedule, Form 2400-005A
FO-20-0003 Timber Sale Contract, Form 2400-005
FO-20-0004 Private Forestry Handbook, HB2470.5

Law Enforcement

Document ID# Title [PDF]
LE-20-0008 Hunter Education Volunteer Instructor Policy and Procedure
LE-20-0009 WDNR Recreational Safety Class Instructional Requirements
LE-20-0010 Recreational Vehicle Volunteer Instructor Policy and Procedure Manual

Parks and Recreation Management

Document ID# Title [PDF]
PR-20-0001 Regulatory and Warning Signs: Traffic Control Devices

Program: Remediation and Redevelopment

Document ID# Title [PDF]
RR-19-0045 Process to Extinguish an Environmental Deed Restriction (RR-045)
RR-19-0052 RCL Calculator & Spreadsheet Updates (Dec. 2018)
RR-19-0059 Wis. Stat. § 75.106 Agreement Template
RR-19-0060 Management of Contaminated Soil and Other Solid Wastes Wis. Admin. Code §§ NR 718.12 and NR 718.15
RR-19-0075 RR Sites Map User’s Guide (RR-075)
RR-19-0079 Risk Assessment Apporach for Calculating cPAH Non-Industrial Direct Contact RCLs - Wis. Admin. § NR 722.11 (1)
RR-19-0081 Wis. Admin. Code ch. NR 712 Qualifications and Certifications
RR-19-0092 UCCS Task Reference Guide #23 (January 2018 - June 2018)
RR-19-0100 U & C Task Reference Guide and Standardized Invoice #24
RR-19-0102 Wis. Admin. Code ch. NR 726 Case Closure Reconsideration Process
RR-19-0103 Exempt Soil Management: A Self-Implementing Option for Soil Excavated During a Response Action under Wis. Admin. Code chs. NR 700 through NR 750
RR-19-0107 U & C Task Reference Guide and Standardized Invoice #25
RR-19-0110 Wisconsin Assessment Monies (WAM) Access Agreement
RR-19-0111 UCCS Task Reference Guide and Standardized Invoice #26 (RR-111, RR-111a)
RR-19-0113 UCCS Task Reference Guide and Standardized Invoice #27 (RR-0113-E, RR-0113a-E)
RR-19-0560 Immediate Reporting Required for Hazardous Substance Spills
RR-19-0619 General Liability Clarification Letters
RR-19-0661 Insurance for Voluntary Party Liability Exemption Sites Using Natural Attenuation - Information and Fee Schedule
RR-19-0683 Development At Historic Fill Sites And Licensed Landfills: What You Need to Know
RR-19-0684 Development At Historic Fill Sites And Licensed Landfills: Guidance For Investigation
RR-19-0685 Development At Historic Fill Sites And Licensed Landfills: Considerations and Potential Problems
RR-19-0690 Guidance for Submitting Documents
RR-19-0699 Understanding Chlorinated Hydrocarbon Behavior in Groundwater: Investigation Assessment and Limitations of Monitored Natural Attenuation
RR-19-0705 Guidance for Hazardous Waste Remediation
RR-19-0717 Dry Cleaner Environmental Response Fund (DERF) - Site Investigation Bid Cover Sheet Instructions
RR-19-0721 Guidance for Determining Soil Contaminant Background Levels at Remediation Sites
RR-19-0750 Dry Cleaner Environmental Response Fund (DERF) - Bid Requirements
RR-19-0751 Dry Cleaner Environmental Response Fund (DERF) - Reimbursement Application Instructions & Checklist
RR-19-0752 Dry Cleaner Environmental Response Fund (DERF) - QBS for Consultant Selection
RR-19-0756 Dry Cleaner Environmental Response Fund (DERF) - Remedial Action Bid Checklist
RR-19-0800 Addressing Vapor Intrusion at Remediation and Redevelopment Sites in Wisconsin
RR-19-0819 Continuing Obligations for Environmental Protection: Responsibilities of Wisconsin Property Owners
RR-19-0863 Wisconsin Assessment Monies (WAM)
RR-19-0890 Soil Residual Contaminant Level Determinations Using the U.S. EPA Regional Screening Level Web Calculator
RR-19-0981 Maintenance plans for vapor mitigation systems/vapor intrusion/vapor intrusion response actions/vapor barriers
RR-19-0986 Sub-Slab Vapor Sampling Procedures - Vapor Intrusion
RR-19-0997 Implementation of NR 749 and NR 750 Fees
RR-19-0101 Site Investigation Scoping: Identifying Contaminants of Concern
RR-19-5148 Template Letter: Remaining Actions Needed
RR-19-5153 Model Letter: No Further Action
RR-19-5196 Model Letter: RP Letter to Request Additional Information
RR-19-5233 Model Letter: PRP Letter
RR-19-5234 No Action Required/General Liability Clarification Template Letter
RR-19-5235 Liability Clarification Letter for a Prospective Purchaser of Property with Off-site Contamination
RR-19-5236 Post-Closure Liability Clarification - Conditions for Reopening (Sample GLC Letter)
RR-19-5242 Instructions for Completing the Continuing Obligations Audit Form
RR-19-5318 NR 728.11 Model Notice of Contamination
RR-19-5330 Template Letter - Closure Not Recommended
RR-19-5351 Model Letter: Final Closure by Committee with NR 140 Exemption Language and all Continuing Obligations
RR-19-5355 Model Letter: Final Closure for Soil, Groundwater and/or Monitoring Wells Only
RR-19-5380 Model Letter: Notification of Closure Approval (with Continuing Obligations)
RR-19-5406 Model Letter: RP Rescind Letter
RR-19-5416 Model Certificate of Completion (COC) for Voluntary Party Liability Exemption (VPLE) Program - Standard Template
RR-19-5420 Model Letter: RP Letter - Reopener
RR-19-5421 Model Letter: RP Letter - New Case
RR-19-5434 Model Letter: Request for Missing Fees
RR-19-5437 Template Letter: Clean Closure
RR-19-5438 Infiltration/Injection Approval Template
RR-19-5451 Model Letter: Missing Information Template
RR-19-5459 DERP - RR Project Manager Reimbursement Application Checklist
RR-19-5468 Model Letter: Administrative Withdrawal of Case Closure Request
RR-19-5469 Template: Notification to Affected Owners of Closure Not Recommended
RR-19-5474 Vapor Intrusion Continuing Obligations Applied in DNR Closure Approvals
RR-19-5480 Template Letter: Notification of Closure Approval; GW only, municipal service
RR-19-5484 Template Letter: Notification of Closure Approval for GW only, private well, not affected by contamination
RR-19-5491 Template Letter: Notification of Closure Approval for Non-WI DOT ROWs
RR-19-5498 RP Letter - Possessor Template Letter
RR-19-5512 Records Management and Digitizing Guidance
RR-19-5520 Notice of Noncompliance (NON) Template Letter
RR-19-5523 Temporary Emergency Water Agreement Template
RR-19-5530 Template Letter: NR 718.12 exemption for management off-site
RR-19-5531 Template Letter: NR 718.12/NR 718.15 Exemption for Management On-site
RR-19-5534 Template Letter: Closure Lien Offer and Agreement Letter
RR-19-5535 Template Letter: Closure Lien Second Notice
RR-19-5536 PECFA Stalled Site First Notice Template Letter
RR-19-5537 PECFA Stalled Site Second Notice Template Letter
RR-19-5538 Template Letter: Wisconsin DNR Spill Electronic Reporting and Tracking System (SERTS) Responsible Party Notification
RR-19-5542 NR 728.11 Template Deed Affidavit for PECFA Stalled Sites
RR-19-5544 Access Agreement Template
RR-19-5545 Negotiated Agreement Template
RR-19-5556 Voluntary party Liability Exemption (VPLE) Program PFAS Manufacturing and Use Information
RR-19-5563 Change Order Template - under $60,000
RR-19-5564 Change Order Template - over $60,000
RR-19-5565 Contingency Use Approval Template
RR-19-5566 Template – Written Determination on Actions Taken to Satisfy a Deed Restriction (RR-5566)
RR-20-0118 Firefighting Foam & PFAS in Wisconsin Poster
RR-20-5340 Template Letter: DERF Approval – Non-Bid Actions
RR-20-5341 Template Letter: DERF Approval – Bid Actions
RR-20-5342 Template Letter: DERF Approval – Variance
RR-20-5416 Model COC for VPLE - Standard Template
RR-20-5417 Model COC for VPLE - Natural Attenuation with Insurance Template

Program: Waste and Materials Management

Document ID# Title [PDF]
WA-19-0099 Training Requirements and Records: Hazardous Waste Generators
WA-19-0195 Lamp and Bulb Management
WA-19-0233 Used Oil Management
WA-19-0294 Hazardous Waste: Small Quantity Generator Responsibilities
WA-19-0295 Hazardous Waste: Very Small Quantity Generator Responsibilities
WA-19-0299 Spray Painting and Coating Operations
WA-19-0422 Wisconsin Waste Reduction and Recycling Law
WA-19-0423 DNR Recommendations on "Compostable" Yard Waste Plastic Bags
WA-19-0425 Notification of Recycling Requirements for Waste Haulers, s. NR 502.06, Wis. Adm. Code
WA-19-0427 Developing a Compliance Assurance Plan (CAP) For An Effective Recycling Program Under s. NR 544.04 (9g), Wis. Adm. Code
WA-19-0604 Waste Management Program and WPDES Permits
WA-19-0607 Substituting Waste Gypsum Wallboard for Agricultural Gypsum
WA-19-0608 Onsite Beneficial Reuse of Ground Engineered Wood Wastes
WA-19-0612 Burning and Disposal of Wood Wastes in Wisconsin-Fact Sheet
WA-19-0616 Asbestos Handling Requirements at Licensed Solid Waste Landfills: Enforcement Selection Criteria
WA-19-0617 Asbestos Handling Requirements - NR 502 Solid Waste Transfer Stations
WA-19-0850 Common Hazardous Waste Violations
WA-19-1001 Guidelines for Preparing and Reviewing Waste Tire Processing Facility Submittals
WA-19-1003 Burning Used Oil in a Space Heater
WA-19-1006 Guidance for Limits on Tire Storage at Auto Salvage Yards
WA-19-1008 Implementing Assessment Monitoring
WA-19-1009 Monitoring Water Supply Wells for VOCs Around Solid Waste Disposal Facilities
WA-19-1010 Guidance for Review of NR140 Requirements at Landfill Expansions
WA-19-1011 Problems Associated With bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate Detections in Groundwater Monitoring Wells
WA-19-1012 Asbestos Storage, Transport and Disposal
WA-19-1013 Reducing or Terminating Groundwater Monitoring at Solid Waste Landfills
WA-19-1020 Industrial Solid Waste Landfills - Specific Regulatory Requirements
WA-19-1025 Composting Facilities Eligible for Exemption
WA-19-1105 How to Calculate Preventive Action Limits (PALs) and Alternative Concentration limits (ACLs) For Solid Waste Facilities
WA-19-1125 Guidance for Landfill Organic Stability Plans
WA-19-1150 Waste Reduction and Recycling: A Guide for Wisconsin Healthcare
WA-19-1152 Waste Determinations and Record keeping
WA-19-1173 Blastomycosis Awareness and Yard Materials Management
WA-19-1176 Hazardous Waste Manifests: A Guide for Hazardous Waste Generators
WA-19-1207 Management of Solvent-Contaminated Wipes
WA-19-1214 Pharmaceutical Waste at Non-hospital Healthcare Facilities
WA-19-1228 Recycling Residential Asphalt Shingles - Roofing Contractors and Waste Hauler Responsibilities
WA-19-1253 Debris Disposal Checklist
WA-19-1256 Healthcare Initiative Fact Sheet: Managing Empty Containers
WA-19-1257 Healthcare Initiative Fact Sheet: Evaluating and Managing Pharmaceutical Waste
WA-19-1258 Healthcare Initiative Fact Sheet: Managing Chemotherapy Waste
WA-19-1259 Healthcare Initiative Fact Sheet: Table of Common Wastes in Healthcare
WA-19-1263 Healthcare Initiative Fact Sheet: Self-Audit Checklist (LQGs)
WA-19-1264 Healthcare Initiative Fact Sheet: Self-Audit Checklist (SQGs)
WA-19-1265 Healthcare Initiative Fact Sheet: Self-Audit Checklist (VSQGs)
WA-19-1307 Managing Used Electronics and Components
WA-19-1342 Closed Container Guidance for Hazardous Waste Generators
WA-19-1357 Procedures for Preparing and Submitting Landfill Environmental Monitoring Data to the Waste and Materials Management Program
WA-19-1375 Management of Accumulated Sediment from Storm Water Structures
WA-19-1382 E-Cycle Wisconsin Guidance for Limitation on Use of Prison Labor for Collection and Recycling
WA-19-1435 E-Cycle Wisconsin: Guidance on Reporting EEDs Collected and Recycled over Program Year Transitions
WA-19-1474 E-Cycle Wisconsin: Guidance on Definitions of Covered Devices
WA-19-1475 E-Cycle Wisconsin Guidance on Reporting and Recordkeeping for Recyclers and Collectors Working with Other Collectors
WA-19-1476 E-Cycle Wisconsin: Guidance on the Sale of EED Pounds Among Registered Recyclers
WA-19-1494 E-Cycle Wisconsin: Guidance on Landfill and Incinerator Ban Enforcement
WA-19-1503 Used Oil Filters and Absorbents Landfill Ban
WA-19-1522 Managing Automotive Engine Used Oil Filters
WA-19-1523 On Site Solvent Reclamation A Guide for Hazardous Waste Generators
WA-19-1540 Solid Waste Low Hazard Waste Exemption Request: Use of Processed Container Glass
WA-19-1578 Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
WA-19-1584 Frequently Asked Questions on New Composting Rules
WA-19-1585 Temperature Monitoring at Licensed Compost Facilities
WA-19-1586 Plan of Operation Checklist for Compost Facilities
WA-19-1587 Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) Worksheet for Licensed Compost Sites that Submit Plans of Operation to the DNR
WA-19-1588 Fact Sheet Determining the Category of your Compost Facility
WA-19-1590 Fact Sheet: Large-Scale Composting of Food Residuals and Other Source-Separated Compostable Materials
WA-19-1595 E-Cycle Wisconsin Retailer Toolkit
WA-19-1619 Requirements for Haulers of Waste or Recycling
WA-19-1645 Low Hazard Waste Grant of Exemption
WA-19-1677 Used Oil Management - Satisfying the Rebuttable Presumption
WA-19-1681 Guidance on Requirements for Landfill Disposal of Processed CRT Glass and E-Cycle Wisconsin Eligibility
WA-19-1699 Alternative Daily Cover for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills
WA-19-1701 Volatile Organic Compound Parameters for Landfill Gas Monitoring at Municipal Solid Waste Landfills
WA-19-1740 Granting Fee Waivers for Voluntary Waste Removal Under 2013 Wisconsin Act 333
WA-19-1755 Guidance for Landfill Tonnage Fee Exemptions Under 2013 Wisconsin Act 301
WA-19-1769 Guidance for the Beneficial Use of Industrial Byproducts under ch. NR 538 Wis. Adm. Code
WA-19-1775 Guidance on Process for Suspending or Revoking E-Cycle Wisconsin Registration
WA-19-1795 Guidelines for Landfill Disposal of Solid Waste from Avian Influenza Response
WA-19-1796 Inspecting Monitoring Wells at Landfills
WA-19-1801 Infectious Waste Annual Report Exemption Worksheet
WA-19-1819 Infectious waste generators, owners and manifesting groups
WA-19-1821 Quick Reference Guide: Hazardous Waste Generator Regulatory Requirements
WA-19-1835 Managing Container Glass
WA-19-1858 Satellite Accumulation Requirements for Hazardous Waste Management
WA-19-1880 Guidance for Asphalt Shingle Grinders and Sorters
WA-19-1881 Deer Carcass Disposal in Wisconsin
WA-20-0609 Guidance on the Use of Bottom Ash (Cinders) at Dams
WA-20-0137 Transporting Hazardous Waste
WA-20-0601 Demolition Debris- Management of Debris Resulting from Natural Disasters or Planned Demolition Activities
WA-20-0742 Management of Wisconsin-Specific Universal Wastes
WA-20-1377 Requirements for Proof of Financial Responsibility for Electronics Recyclers
WA-20-1768 Evaluating the Reuse Potential of Air Pollution Control Wastes

Program: Wildlife Management

Document ID# Title [PDF]
WM-19-0001 Wisconsin Black Bear Management Plan
WM-19-0002 2019 Wisconsin Deer Hunting Regulations
WM-19-0003 2019 Wisconsin Elk Hunting Regulations
WM-19-0004 2019 Antlerless Deer Guide
WM-19-0005 2019 Migratory Bird Regulations
WM-19-0006 2019-20 Small Game/Turkey Regulations
WM-19-0007 2019 Bear Hunting Regulations
WM-19-0008 2019 Wisconsin Trapping Regulations
WM-19-0009 Wisconsin DNR Cougar Response Plan
WM-19-0011 Chronic Wasting Disease - Responding to New Wild Deer Detections in New Locations
WM-19-0012 Wisconsin's Chronic Wasting Disease Response Plan: 2010-2025
WM-19-0013 Fish, Wildlife and Habitat Management Plan
WM-19-0014 Deer Rehab Policy
WM-19-0015 Nuisance willdife Guidelines
WM-19-0016 Beaver Management Plan 2015-2025
WM-19-0017 Beaver Damage Control Guidelines
WM-19-0018 Canada Goose Nest and Egg Depredation Permit

Program: Watershed Management

Document ID# Title [PDF]
WT-19-0001 Non Federal Wetland Exemptions
WT-19-0002 Artificial Wetland Exemptions
WT-19-0003 Requests for Confidentiality
WT-19-0004 Zip Line Crossings Over Navigable Waters
WT-19-0005 Natural Cinder Use for Dam Inspection and Maintenance Activities
WT-19-0006 Meeting Infiltration Performance Standard of ch. NR151, Wis. Adm. Code (3800-2013-005)
WT-19-0007 Construction Site Definition-Common Plan of Development, Section NR 216.002(2), Wis. Adm. Code (3800-2014-02)
WT-19-0008 Implementation of 2013 Wisconsin Act 20 for Construction Site Erosion Control and Storm Water Management (3800-2014-03)
WT-19-0009 TMDL Guidance for MS4 Permits Planning, Implementation, and Modeling Guidance (3800-2014-04)
WT-19-0010 Guidance for the Establishment of Protective Areas for Wetlands in Runoff Management Rules, Wi. Adm. Code NR 151 (3800-2015-02)
WT-19-0011 Erosion Control Notes (3800-2015-03)
WT-19-0012 TMDL Guidance for MS4 Permits Planning, Implementation, and Modeling Guidance, Addendum A (Percent Reduction ) (3800-2015-13)
WT-19-0013 TMDL Guidance for MS4 Permits: Planning, Implementation, and Modeling Guidance, Addendum B (Internally Drained Areas) (3800-2016-04)
WT-19-0014 CAFO Nutrient Management Plans - Public Notice of Modifications to an NMP (3800-2014-01)
WT-19-0015 Fish Passage Guidance
WT-19-0016 Applicability of CH. NR 135 and CH. NR340 ADMIN. Codes to Non-Metallic Mine Sites
WT-19-0017 Structures in Floodplain Campgrounds
WT-19-0019 Developed Urban Areas Performance Standard 20% TSS Reduction Addendum A (Urbanized Area) (3800-2016-07)
WT-19-0020 Construction Site Soil Loss and Sediment Discharge Calculation Guidance (3800-2017-03)
WT-19-0021 Interim Municipal Phosphorus Reduction Credit for Leaf Management Programs (3800-2018-01)
WT-19-0022 Design Considerations for Post-Construction Performance Standards for Public Trails near Waterways or Wetlands (3800-2017-02)
WT-19-0023 Modeling Post-Construction Storm Water Management Treatment (3800-2018-10)
WT-19-0024 Developed Urban Areas and the 20% and 40% TSS Reductions - Internally Drained Areas (3800-2009-02)
WT-19-0025 Process to Assess and Model Grass Swales - Total Suspended Solids Reduction (3800-2010-02)
WT-19-0026 Developed Urban Areas Performance Standard and the 20% and 40% TSS Reduction (3800-2010-03)
WT-19-0027 Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination (3800-2012-01)
WT-19-0028 Wisconsin's Guidance for Industrial Storm Water Sampling (3800-1994-01)
WT-19-0029 Crossings and Deposits over frozen waters under SS30.12 and 30.29, Wis. Stats.
WT-19-0030 Use of Explosives in Waters of the State
WT-19-0032 Applicability of the Exemptions for Agricultural Use of Farm Drainage Ditches Under CH. 30 Wis. Stats.
WT-19-0033 Review of Wetlands on Dormant Development Sites
WT-19-0035 Wetland Screening and Delineation Procedures
WT-19-0036 Industrial Storm Water Pollution Prevention Planning Manual (3800-1994-02)
WT-19-0037 Storage Pile Best Management Practices Manual (WT-468-96)
WT-19-0038 Artificial Waterbody Jurisdiction
WT-19-0039 Engineering Requirements for Placement of Great Lakes Costal Protection Structures
WT-19-0040 Wisconsin Wetland Conservation Trust Administrative Guidance
WT-19-0043 Targeted Runoff Management Grant Application Instructions for Small‐Scale Agricultural Projects
WT-19-0044 Targeted Runoff Management Grant Application Instructions for Small‐Scale Urban Total Maximum Daily Load Projects
WT-19-0045 Targeted Runoff Management Grant Application Instructions for Large‐Scale Agricultural Projects Updates
WT-19-0046 Urban Nonpoint Source & Storm Water Management Construction Grant Application Instructions
WY-20-0017 Guidance on Review for Abandonment of Non-Industrial Treatment Facilities

Program: Waterways

Document ID# Title [PDF]
WW-19-0043 RipRap Exemption Checklist
WW-19-0044 Swim Raft Exemption Checklist
WW-19-0045 Fish Habitat – Fish Cribs Exemption Checklist
WW-19-0046 Fish Habitat - Spawning Reef Exemption Checklist
WW-19-0047 Fish Habitat - Wing Deflector Exemption Checklist
WW-19-0048 Fish Habitat - Tree Drop Exemption Checklist
WW-19-0049 Fish Habitat - Half Log Structure Exemption Checklist
WW-19-0050 Wildlife Nesting Structure Exemption Checklist
WW-19-0051 Seasonal Boat Shelters, Hoists, or Lifts Exemption Checklist
WW-19-0052 Pier, Dock, or Wharf Exemption Checklist
WW-19-0053 Dry Fire Hydrant Exemption Checklist
WW-19-0054 Pilings Exemption Checklist
WW-19-0055 Biological Shore Erosion Control Exemption Checklist
WW-19-0056 Intake or Outfall Structure Exemption Checklist
WW-19-0057 Culvert Replacement-Same Location Exemption Checklist
WW-19-0058 Manual Dredging Exemption Checklist
WW-19-0059 Shoreline Maintenance Exemption Checklist
WW-19-0060 PUBLIC BOAT RAMP/LANDING General Permit Application Checklist
WW-19-0061 CLEAR SPAN BRIDGE OVER STREAMS General Permit Application Checklist
WW-19-0062 CULVERT WITHOUT A PROFESSIONALLY ENGINEERED DESIGN General Permit Application Checklist
WW-19-0063 CULVERT WITH A PROFESSIONALLY ENGINEERED DESIGN General Permit Application Checklist
WW-19-0064 DREDGING – INSTALLATION OF UTILITY CROSSING(S) General Permit Application Checklist
WW-19-0065 DREDGING– INVASIVE/NON-NATIVE PLANT SPECIES MGMT General Permit Application Checklist
WW-19-0066 DREDGING– JETTING AQUATIC PLANTS General Permit Application Checklist
WW-19-0067 DREDGING– MAINTENANCE WITHIN A DRAINAGE DISTRICT General Permit Application Checklist
WW-19-0068 FLOODWAY "NO-RISE"/"NO-IMPACT" CERTIFICATION SAMPLE FORM
WW-19-0069 SAMPLE V ZONE DESIGN CERTIFICATE
WW-19-0070 Floodplain Management in Wisconsin Quick Guide
WW-19-0071 DREDGING – MAINTENANCE OR PREVIOUSLY DREDGED AREA CHECKLIST
WW-19-0072 DREDGING– MANUAL CHECKLIST
WW-19-0073 DREDGING - REMOVAL OF PLANT AND ANIMAL NUISANCE DEPOSITS CHECKLIST
WW-19-0074 DRY FIRE HYDRANT CHECKLIST
WW-19-0075 FORD CROSSING OF A STREAM CHECKLIST
WW-19-0076 GRADING CHECKLIST
WW-19-0077 HABITAT STRUCTURE – WILDLIFE NESTING STRUCTURE CHECKLIST
WW-19-0078 INTAKE OR OUTFALL STRUCTURE CHECKLIST
WW-19-0079 LAKESHORE EROSION CONTROL– BIOLOGICAL CHECKLIST
WW-19-0080 LAKESHORE EROSION CONTROL– RIPRAP/VEGETATED ARMORING CHECKLIST
WW-19-0081 LAKESHORE EROSION CONTROL– RIPRAP REPAIR CHECKLIST
WW-19-0082 LAKESHORE EROSION CONTROL– RIPRAP REPLACEMENT CHECKLIST
WW-19-0083 LAKESHORE EROSION CONTROL– SEAWALL REPLACEMENT CHECKLIST
WW-19-0084 LAKESHORE EROSION CONTROL– SEAWALL REPLACEMENT WITH RIPRAP CHECKLIST
WW-19-0085 PEA GRAVEL BLANKET CHECKLIST
WW-19-0086 PILINGS CHECKLIST
WW-19-0087 POND/ARTIFICIAL WATERBODY– LANDSCAPE CHECKLIST
WW-19-0088 POND/ARTIFICIAL WATERBODY– STORMWATER CHECKLIST
WW-19-0089 POND/ARTIFICIAL WATERBODY– WILDLIFE CHECKLIST
WW-19-0090 STREAMBANK EROSION CONTROL – BIOSTABILIZATION CHECKLIST
WW-19-0091 STREAMBANK EROSION CONTROL – INTEGRATED BANK TREATMENT CHECKLIST
WW-19-0092 STREAMBANK EROSION CONTROL – REPLACEMENT W/BIOSTABILIZATION CHECKLIST
WW-19-0093 STREAMBANK EROSION CONTROL – REPLACEMENT W/ INTEGRATED BANK CHECKLIST
WW-19-0094 STREAMBANK EROSION CONTROL – RIPRAP REPAIR CHECKLIST
WW-19-0095 WEED RAKE CHECKLIST
WW-19-0096 FWS, NRCS WETLAND CONSERVATION ACTIVITIES CHECKLIST
WW-19-0097 WETLAND CONSERVATION ACTIVITIES CHECKLIST
WW-19-0098 COMMERCIAL, RESIDENTIAL, INDUSTRIAL WETLAND DISCHARGE CHECKLIST
WW-19-0099 MUNICIPAL HIGHWAY, BRIDGES, ARCHES & CULVERTS CHECKLIST
WW-19-0100 RECREATIONAL DEVELOPMENT WETLAND DISCHARGE CHECKLIST
WW-19-0102 FISH HABITAT AND STOCKING STRUCTURES CHECKLIST
WW-19-0103 WETLAND DISCHARGE FOR DAM REPAIR/RECONSTRUCTION/MAINTENANCE CHECKLIST
WW-19-0104 MUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT WETLAND DISCHARGE CHECKLIST
WW-19-0105 TEMPORARY IN-STREAM CROSSING CHECKLIST
WW-19-0106 INSTALLING DRAIN TILE: KNOWING THE REGULATIONS
WW-19-0107 STREAM HABITAT PROJECTS DESIGNED BY GOVERNMENT AGENCIES CHECKLIST
WW-19-0108 WETLANDS ESTABLISHED INCIDENTAL TO CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES WETLAND DISCHARGE CHECKLIST
WW-19-0109 DREDGING– SMALL SCALE DREDGING OF LAKES AND STREAMS CHECKLIST
WW-19-0110 PERMANENT BOAT SHELTER CHECKLIST
WW-19-0111 RIPARIAN NAVIGATIONAL DREDGING OF MAN-MADE IMPOUNDMENTS CHECKLIST
WW-19-0112 ALL PURPOSE INDIVIDUAL PERMIT CHECKLIST
WW-19-0113 BOATHOUSE REPAIR CERTIFICATION CHECKLIST
WW-19-0114 PERMANENT BOAT SHELTER CHECKLIST
WW-19-0115 BRIDGE AND TEMPORARY IN-STREAM CROSSING INDIVIDUAL PERMIT CHECKLIST
WW-19-0116 CULVERT CHECKLIST
WW-19-0117 DAM ABANDONMENT AND REMOVAL CHECKLIST
WW-19-0118 NEW DAM CONSTRUCTION CHECKLIST
WW-19-0119 DAM REPAIR OR RECONSTRUCTION CHECKLIST
WW-19-0120 DAM TRANSFER CHECKLIST
WW-19-0121 LAKE OR STREAM DREDGING CHECKLIST
WW-19-0122 DRY FIRE HYDRANT INDIVIDUAL PERMIT CHECKLIST
WW-19-0123 FORD CROSSING INDIVIDUAL PERMIT CHECKLIST
WW-19-0124 GRADING OVER 10,000 SQ. FT. CHECKLIST
WW-19-0125 IRRIGATION AND WITHDRAWAL CHECKLIST
WW-19-0126 LAKESHORE EROSION CONTROL INDIVIDUAL PERMIT CHECKLIST
WW-19-0127 INDIVIDUAL PERMIT – GREAT LAKES EROSION CONTROL CHECKLIST
WW-19-0128 NON-METALLIC MINING CHECKLIST
WW-19-0129 PEA GRAVEL BLANKET CHECKLIST
WW-19-0130 PIER CHECKLIST
WW-19-0131 PILING INDIVIDUAL PERMIT CHECKLIST
WW-19-0132 POND/ARTIFICIAL WATERBODYCHECKLIST
WW-19-0133 STREAMBANK EROSION CONTROL INDIVIDUAL PERMIT CHECKLIST
WW-19-0134 STREAM REALIGNMENT AND ENCLOSURES CHECKLIST
WW-19-0135 WATER SKI PLATFORM OR JUMP INDIVIDUAL PERMIT CHECKLIST
WW-19-0136 WETLAND CONSERVATION CHECKLIST
WW-19-0137 WETLAND DISTURBANCE OR FILL CHECKLIST
WW-20-0001 USING AERATORS AND AERATION SYSTEMS
WW-20-0002 RESOURCE FOR WHEN A HIGH-WATER LEVEL CONTACT IS RECEIVED - SEEPAGE LAKES
WW-20-0003 ICE JAM FACTSHEET
WW-20-0004 ORDINARY HIGH WATER MARK FACTSHEET
WW-20-0005 WME PE REQUIREMENT FOR APPROVAL LETTERS
WW-20-0006 ASSURED DELINEATION PROGRAM INFRACTION PRIORITIZATION
WW-20-0008 LETTER OF MAP REVISION (LOMR)
WW-20-0009 STATE OF WISCONSIN FLOOD DAMAGE ASSESSMENT PACKET
WW-20-0011 WISCONSIN- SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE IMPLEMENTATION PLAN
WW-20-0012 SUBSTANTIAL IMPROVEMENT/SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE (SI/SD) PERMIT PACKET TEMPLATE
WW-20-0013 LOCAL SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE PLAN TEMPLATE

Program: Water Quality

Document ID# Title [PDF]
WY-19-0001 Guidance for Total Nitrogen Monitoring in Wastewater Permits
WY-19-0002 Water Quality Review Procedures for Additives
WY-19-0003 TMDL Implementation Guidance for Wastewater Permits
WY-19-0004 Watershed Permitting Guidance
WY-19-0005 PAH Group of 10 Calculation of Concentration Using Toxicity Equivalent Factors
WY-19-0006 Whole Effluent Toxicity (WET) Program Guidance Document
WY-19-0007 Permit Termination Guidance
WY-19-0008 SSO Rule Implementation Guidance
WY-19-0009 Thermal Rule Implementation Guidance
WY-19-0012 Wisconsin 2020 Consolidated Assessment and Listing Methodology (WisCALM)
WY-19-0013 Calculating Ammonia Nitrogen Effluent Limitations for Surface Water Discharges
WY-19-0014 Mixing of Industrial Wastes into Manure Storage Units
WY-19-0015 Mixing of Septage into Manure Storage Units
WY-19-0016 Guidance for Evaluating Intake Structures Using Best Professional Judgment (BPJ)
WY-20-0001 Hospital Decontamination Wastewater Management Technical Work Group Recommendations for Portable Decontamination Tents
WY-20-0002 Guidance for Approval of Design for Blending Requests for Existing Facilities
WY-20-0003 Clean Water Fund Eligibility for Security Related Components of Wastewater Projects
WY-20-0004 Septage Considerations in Municipal Wastewater Facility Planning and for Application of Zero Percent Clean Water Fund Loans
WY-20-0008 Total Mercury Monitoring Procedures for Meeting WPDES Requirements
WY-20-0009 Adaptive Management Technical Handbook
WY-20-0010 Guidance for Implementing Water Quality Trading in WPDES Permits
WY-20-0011 Guidance for Implementing Wisconsin's Phosphorus Water Quality Standards for Point Source Discharges
WY-20-0013 Applicant Work Experience Requirements for Master Operator Applicants
WY-20-0014 Streamlined Variance Procedures for Emergency Operator-in-Charge (OIC) Situation
WY-20-0015 Septage Audit Instructions
WY-20-0016 TMDL Implementation Guidance for Wastewater Permits
WY-20-0021 Evaluating and Calculating Preventative Action Limits and Alternative Concentration Limits for Groundwater