It has been awhile since we have seen real rain, at least 10 years. So how did your site hold up? Did you have adequate erosion and sediment controls in place? As a result of the unexpected rain events which swept through California in December and January, many were caught with inadequate controls and significant […]
The SWPPP is living document and is meant to reflect the ever changing landscape that is construction. As such, it is imperative that the SWPPP be kept current. Keep great records Print your official weather daily and keep on file at project site. It is recommended that you don’t rely on PDF copies, i.e. print out weather […]
Daily weather tracking is required for all active project sites and is the trigger for pre-rain inspections and REAPs…Rain Event Action Plans How to Get NOAA Weather: 1.Open NOAA Weather Site in your Browser 2.Enter Project Sites, ZIP or City in the Search Box 3.Scroll towards the bottom of the page and find the area […]
One of the foundational elements of the California Construction General Permit is the feedback loop between the QSD – Designer and the QSP – Inspector. The goal is to ensure that the site is compliant and that any issues identified can be effectively corrected in a timely manner. The QSD designs the SWPPP and the […]
There are 2 red flags that guarantee the wrong kind of attention from the State or a Local Agency Site Track-Out, just follow the yellow dirt trail back to the site… Housekeeping, picking up your site just like Mom told you Track-Out is the area that we concentrate in this article. Tracking control is a […]
The California Construction General Permit requires at a minimum, weekly inspections, as well as weather driven inspections. The weather driven inspections include: Pre-Rain or REAPs, Post-Rain and During Rain Inspections. Inspections are required year-round regardless of Risk Level or Type. Quarterly non-storm water inspections are also required.