Soil Erosion

The Division of Industry Services (DIS) provides education and consultation concerning soil erosion control for construction sites involving one- and two-family dwellings. Complaints are investigated relative to violations and failure to control measures. Credentials are administered for erosion control inspectors.

Questions regarding soil erosion at construction sites for one- and two-family dwellings can be sent to:

Soil Erosion Control Plan Audit Changes

History of Soil Erosion in Wisconsin

Manufactured Perimeter Control and Slope Interruption Departmental Approval Process

SBD-10837 Erosion and Sediment Control Field Guide
Universal Soil Loss Equation for Construction Sites Download and save the Excel worksheet to your computer and use it to estimate soil loss from sheet and rill erosion. (It is not used for gully erosion.) Variables are entered by the user or are automatically calculated. There is a "Help Page" button leading to descriptions of the fields.
UDC Erosion Inspection ChecklistUniform Dwelling Code Erosion Inspection Checklist
Standards Oversight Council ChecklistStandards Oversight Council Checklist