Monthly Archives: July 2015

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Fun With Construction BMP Terms: Erosion Control vs. Sediment Control!

Erosion and sediment control (E&SC) is a term that most of us in the construction industry are familiar with in regards to storm water runoff issues at a project’s site. But have you ever really thought about what it actually means? If you break it down and separate the words “erosion control” and “sediment control,” […]

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DOT’s Q2 2015 Adopt-A-Highway Champions

Congratulations to the Oahu Filipino Community Council, which has been selected as the Department of Transportation, Highways Division, Oahu District’s Second Quarter 2015 Adopt-A-Highway Champions! Oahu Filipino Community Council’s route for the Adopt-A-Highway program runs for two miles along Kalihi Street and Likelike Highway from Nimitz Highway to Kula Kolea Drive. “We are very happy and […]

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Miscellaneous Permanent Best Management Practices on Oahu

The Miscellaneous Permanent Best Management Practices on Oahu project, which will help reduce pollutant contribution to the storm water system, is currently underway along Interstate H-3 near Kaneohe. The $2 million project includes the construction of a Nutrient Separating Baffling Box treatment system and will replace existing concrete drainage channels with 16 bioswales. The bioswales […]

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SWMP in Your Community!

The SWMP Team will once again be out in the community, spreading the word about keeping our storm drain system free of debris, trash, and chemicals. We’ll be at the Urban Garden Center in Pearl City on Saturday, July 11 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for Second Saturday at the Garden. You can stroll […]

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Don’t forget: 2015 Permanent BMP Training Workshop Just Around the Corner!

Upcoming BMP Training Workshop Attention designers! The statewide standards for implementing Best Management Practices for permanent storm water controls are changing and the new standards go into effect on October 27, 2015. On Thursday, August 27, DOT will hold a day long training event to familiarize you with the new procedures. The event takes place […]

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Slope Improvements for Erosion Control at Various Sites on Oahu, Phase 5

State construction inspectors have given the thumbs-up of approval to a series of roadside improvements in several areas around Oahu. The completed Slope Improvements for Erosion Control Phase 5 projects included the repair of 11 eroded slopes and one eroded outfall located in the State of Hawaii Department of Transportation Highways Division’s (DOT-HWYS) rights-of-way. The […]

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