Construction Site Runoff

Runoff flows over construction sites, picking up sediment and other pollutants such as building materials, concrete washout, paint, fuel, wastewater, oil and solvents. The contaminated runoff then enters the storm water system and is discharged into local streams, rivers and lakes.
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Apr 1 2020
As part of business closures to slow the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), Gov. Tom Wolf ordered construction sites across Pennsylvania to shut down…
The complete GCCM layout over the drainage base featured shingling of the seams in the direction of flow.
The complete GCCM layout over the drainage base featured shingling of the seams in the direction of flow.
Aug 6 2019
A part of Caltrans Highway 1, or the Pacific Coast Highway, located in Big Sur, Monterey County, Calif., has been closed for an extended period of…
Jul 30 2019
CoreSite Realty Corp. is expanding its presence in downtown Chicago. The new CH2 enterprise-class data center will be located one mile from its…
Jul 8 2019
FODS reusable Trackout Control System is becoming the standard replacement for traditional stabilized construction entrances. Eliminate rock - stop…
The application area withstood the storm event that followed.
The application area withstood the storm event that followed.
Jul 2 2019
In December 2017, the Thomas Fire ignited in Southern California and quickly expanded to become-at the time-the largest wildfire in modern California…
Jun 24 2019
The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) reminded that industrial storm water general permits (IGP) will expire June 30, 2019.…
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Kevin Bagnall, CEO of K.B. Ind. Inc.
Jun 7 2019
Storm water and erosion control infrastructure challenges are expensive, and are a considerable drain on government budgets and resources  worldwide…
Dec 17 2018
The FODS Trackout Control Mat is a durable alternative to traditional stabilized construction entryways. The reusable mat saves users time and money…
Chattanooga, Tenn., considers storm water regulations for developers
Chattanooga, Tenn., considers storm water regulations for developers
Dec 13 2018
Chattanooga, Tenn., city planning staff have proposed guidelines aimed at addressing overdevelopment, as well as storm water runoff and erosion…
https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/maclellan-concrete-settlement-epa-will-reduce-stormwater-pollution-lowell-mass-facility
Source: Vancouver Watersheds Alliance. Artist: Jamie Lutz.
Oct 4 2018
We have all heard the expression “can’t see the forest for the trees,” but when is the last time you can remember it applying to yourself? As a storm…
Legoland faces sediment control fines
Legoland faces sediment control fines
Sep 27 2018
Merlin Entertainment, the parent company of Legoland, and the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) reached a consent order…
PennDOT resolves storm water runoff violations
PennDOT resolves storm water runoff violations
Sep 26 2018
The U.S. EPA and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) agreed to settle a multi-site construction-related storm water case. The…
The completed offsite electric work featured the installed power pole and closed utility trench. The offsite impact was transferred to the control of the site developer.
The completed offsite electric work featured the installed power pole and closed utility trench. The offsite impact was transferred to the control of the site developer.
Sep 5 2018
Central Texas cities are expanding and sprawling at one of the fastest rates in the nation. There are many new residential communities, commercial…
Jul 16 2018
These construction washouts are designed to be portable, disposable, cost-effective solutions for industrial concrete sediment, paint, dry wall mud,…
Feb 2 2016
Sediment basins have long been the primary means of providing sediment control on larger construction sites and have generally been accepted as…
Dec 8 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has unveiled a voluntary Construction General Permit (CGP) storm water compliance template for…
Apr 1 2015
Frutiger Co. AG has signed a joint marketing, sales and supply agreement with HaloSource Inc. This agreement provides HaloSource with exclusive…
Oct 30 2014
The Chesapeake Bay will benefit from cleaner upstream waters in one Susquehanna River tributary. The Lancaster County Conservation District and the…
Sep 25 2013
Construction on the new Gov. George Deukmejian Courthouse in downtown Long Beach, Calif., is nearing completion. The former Long Beach court building…
May 15 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the selection of 240 recipients recommended to receive $62.5 million in grants to protect…
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