Chapter NR 216, Wis. Admin. Code, Storm Water Discharge Permits was last updated in 2003. Since that time there have been changes to state statutes, federal requirements, and Chapter NR 151, Wis. Admin. Code that need to be reflected in administrative code. The proposed rule was adopted by the Natural Resources Board at its meeting on August 11, 2021. Next steps include submittal to the Governor’s office and Legislature. More information is available at:
Urban storm water runoff contains pollutants from roads, parking lots, construction sites, industrial storage yards and lawns. The Storm Water Program regulates storm water discharges from construction sites, industrial facilities and municipalities.