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November 19, 2021

Tire Washes: Choosing, Specifying and Using

Title: Tire Washes: Choosing, Specifying and Using

Topic: In this presentation you will learn how to decide if you need one, how to avoid using one, what to look for if you do need one, how to make them work even better, how to write some specifications.

Speaker: Dave Jenkins, CPESC. Dave has been working on heavy civil public works construction for almost 30 years. In that time, he has been trying to figure out how to avoid using tire washes. It turns out, when you are working a 600 acre earthwork job over four winter rainy seasons, you really do need a tire wash.

Date: 2021 November 19, 12:15 to12:45pm

Organization: Pacific Northwest Chapter-International Erosion Control Association Website:


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Construction of an employee parking lot, Sea-Tac International Airport, 1997

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