Monthly Archives: March 2019

BMP Tip: Installations

When do I have to install temporary best management practices (BMPs) on my construction site?   Planning and proper installation of BMPs is required prior to the start of construction activity and on-going BMP implementation during construction activity is needed to minimize the pollutants from leaving a construction site in stormwater. Properly planning your construction […]

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Storm Water Best Management Practice Improvements at Maintenance Baseyards on Oahu

The Storm Water Best Management Practice (BMP) Improvements at Maintenance Baseyards on Oahu project is part of the State of Hawaii Department of Transportation, Highways Division’s (DOT-HWYS) ongoing efforts to reduce pollution from storm water runoff. DOT-HWYS operates five maintenance baseyards on the island of Oahu. Storm water from these baseyards and other paved areas […]

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Get Organized Sustainably

Spring is in full swing! While consolidating the contents of overstuffed drawers and cleaning out those crowded closets, consider getting organized sustainably with some of these tips for “upcycling” regular household items. Toilet Paper Roll Desk Organizer Gather toilet paper rolls, a piece of cardboard for your base, hot glue, a sharp knife, and any […]

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Tips on Home Water Conservation

On average, Americans use between 80-100 gallons of water per day. Between showers, laundry, and other daily activities, be more conscious of your daily water usage this spring by adhering to the following conservation tips:

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DOT HWYS Oahu’s Q1 2019 Adopt-A-Highway Champions

Congratulations to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, HDOT Highways, Oahu District’s First Quarter 2019 Adopt-A-Highway Champions! Their route is along Kokololio Beach Park to Laie Mormon Temple Road.   “For members of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, we believe that the true character of Hawaii is measured by the communities and the people […]

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