Sheetflow Erosion & Sediment Control Heavy Civil Construction

November 4, 2016

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The large bung plug was not replaced and rain was allowed into the drum, displacing the chemical inside. The quantity of product that escaped onto the ground was only about 10 to 15 gallons, but since this occurred over a period of several weeks, the surrounding soil was contaminated. The total cost of the cleanup was just under $900 dollars. This could easily have been prevented with regular inspections.

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