Monthly Archives: January 2019

BMP Tip: Run-on Diversions

How can you best manage storm water run-on at your construction site? Are you doing ground disturbing activities and trying to manage storm water? Do you have the challenge of storm water running on to your project from another property? Should you divert the storm water around or through your project? Run-on is storm water […]

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Trash Reduction Plan

Over the past several years the State of Hawaii Department of Transportation, Highways Division (DOT-HWYS) has continued to design and construct permanent storm water treatment best management practices (PBMPs) as part of their Post-Construction Storm Water Management Program, Action Plan for Retrofitting Structural BMPs, and Trash Reduction Plan. As of the summer of 2018 there […]

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2018 Protect Our Water Conference

The State of Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) hosted its 2018 Protect Our Water Conference on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at Pōmaikaʻi Ballrooms. At the conference, approximately 400 attendees comprised of HDOT employees, contractors, subcontractors, consultants, other MS4 permittees, vendors, and state and federal agencies discussed best management practices concerning construction storm water. Thank you […]

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28-Day Plastic Purge Challenge

The New Year is here! Be “green” in 2019 and add sustainability to your list of New Years Resolutions by taking the “28-Day Plastic Purge Challenge.” Plastic is everywhere and can harbor harmful materials such as phthalates and BPA. The focus of the “28-Day Plastic Purge” is to be more aware of these toxic chemicals […]

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2018 Protect Our Water Conference

The State of Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) hosted its 2018 Protect Our Water Conference on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at Pōmaikaʻi Ballrooms. At the conference, approximately 400 attendees comprised of HDOT employees, contractors, subcontractors, consultants, other MS4 permittees, vendors, and state and federal agencies discussed best management practices concerning construction storm water. Mahalo to […]

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DOT HWYS Oahu’s Q4 2018 Adopt-A-Highway Champions

Congratulations to the Fleet and Family Readiness Program, HDOT Highways, Oahu District’s First Quarter 2019 Adopt-A-Highway Champions! Their route is along Farrington Highway from Waipahu Depot Street to Leoleo Street. “As members of the Fleet and Family Readiness Program, we believe in giving back to our community and making Oahu a cleaner and trash-free environment […]

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