Sheetflow Construction Erosion and Sediment Control

October 12, 2019

Sand Bag Berm to Divert Clean Water View 3

October 10, 2019

Sand Bag Berm to Divert Clean Water View 2

October 8, 2019

Sand Bag Berm to Divert Clean Water View 1

October 1, 2019

Yet Another Truck On Asphalt

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Prevention is the cheapest way to keep tires clean.

August 20, 2019

Truck Being Loaded on Asphalt Keeps Tires Clean

If I’ve said it once, I must have said it 3 or 4 times: “Keep your tires clean!”. Who wants to use a tire wash and have to get rid of a whole lot of dirty water (process water) that can’t go down the storm drain? Save yourself some hassle and money. Give your employees a raise with the money you save.

July 30, 2019

Sediment Trackout Fail

Photo: Dave Jenkins

I’m not a big fan of the “Grizzly” method of trackout prevention. My standard is “No visible trackout” and these have never met that standard. Preventing tires from getting dirty in the first place is still the best BMP!

December 2, 2018

Construction Erosion Inspection Hog Fuel Mulch Prevents Fugitive Dust

You are hauling dirt on a dry day and the dust is flying.
The water truck driver’s head is about to explode trying to keep up with the dust control.
Save yourself a Labor and Industries claim!
Use ground up vegetation (hog fuel)! Don’t haul it to the landfill.

July 18, 2017

How Much Mulch to Prevent Soil Erosion

November 26, 2015

Preparing for the Rainy Season

Dirty Water Flowing in Ditch

Preparing for the Rainy Season
David S. Jenkins
WSDOT Statewide Erosion Control Coordinator
September 1997

Now that the El Nino has ended and the La Nina has begun, the National Weather Service is predicting a much wetter fall and winter than normal. So, what are some things you can do now to prepare? How about: (more…)

August 15, 2012

Geotechnical Exploration Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)

Download: Geotechnical Exploration Storm water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)

This Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) template for geotechnical exploration will save time when planning for any type of boring, drilling and potholing operations. It includes a section that addresses unexpected, or unanticipated, contaminated soil. It can be edited and modified any way you want. It was developed for a government agency planning for a major, multi-year, capital improvement program.

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