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Newsletter 11.19

November 13th, 2019 HELLO, We have curated some of the top news stories in the stormwater industry from this past month, as well as a few other items of interest. We appreciate you taking the time to...

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Newsletter 10.19

HELLO, We have curated some of the top news stories in the stormwater industry from this past month, as well as a few other items of interest. We appreciate you taking the time to read our ezine and...

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SWPPP or SWQMP

SWPPP (Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan) vs. SWQMP (Stormwater Quality Management Plan)? There’s often confusion about these two documents. They both deal with stormwater quality and they both...

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We Had To Warn Against

We Had To Warn Against Occasionally, we are thrust into a situation where a superintendent is adamant that we perform work that would leave them out of compliance with the governing authority, such...

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Understanding Soil Horizons

Understanding Soil Horizons Looking back at the soil test you performed, lets dig deeper into understanding your soil composition. Below your vegetation is not just a uniform soil layer, there are different...

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Functional Fixedness

Functional Fixedness One of my favorite bloggers, Barry Fagan PE/PLS, CPESC, leads Alabama DOT’s Environmental Program, as well as being ALDOT’s unofficial Chief Environmental Evangelist. His blogs...

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Penny Wise, Dollar Foolish.

Penny Wise, Dollar Foolish. Penny Wise, Dollar Foolish. Pay Me Now or Pay Me Later. You Get What You Pay For. How many of us have heard these sayings? Nothing could be truer in the construction industry...

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Permanent Outfall Solution

Permanent Outfall Solution Houston’s heavy, and unpredictable rain events can wreak havoc on stabilization efforts, creating costly erosion issues when proper controls are not put in place. Take...

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The Most Important SWPPP BMP

The Most Important SWPPP BMP While presenting at our local SWPPP Training courses, I always ask the question, “What is the most important Best Management Practice (BMP) in our industry to keep a job...

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We Found a Cave

We Found a Cave Early February, the Construction EcoServices SWQ team was out assessing a new sand filter rehab project in Central Texas when one of the team noticed an odd looking hole going under...

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