Sheetflow Erosion & Sediment Control Heavy Civil Construction

March 1, 2014

Controlling Fugitive Dust at Construction Sites-Air Quality in Idaho

What is Fugitive Dust?

It’s Air Pollution. Dust is particulate matter (PM) consisting of very small particles. Fugitive dust is PM suspended in the air primarily from soil that has been disturbed by wind or human activities, such as earthmoving and vehicular/equipment traffic on unpaved surfaces.

Idaho Department of
Environmental Quality
1410 N. Hilton
Boise, ID 83706
(208) 373-0502

Download: Guide to Handling Fugitive Dust from Construction Projects.PDF

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