Protecting Wetlands

Wetlands serve an important purpose for our natural environment. Wetlands can serve a variety of different purposes. They can help to mitigate flooding and protect groundwater sources, they provide valuable wildlife habitat to many different species, and they even serve…

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NPDES 101

NPDES 101 Wonder why your construction site needs a SWPPP and to you have do a weekly inspection? NPDES stands for National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System. NPDES was created in 1972 as an amendment to the Clean Water Act. It…

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Fenced In: How to use silt fence

When installed and used properly silt fence can be a simple and effective Best Management Practice (BMP) to prevent on site erosion from impacting surrounding areas of a work site. Erosion can be caused by wind, water, and other natural…

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Washouts: Who needs ‘em?

Florida is known for its unpredictable storms. Outdoor activities, like construction, can contribute to pollutants getting in to our conveyance systems. Construction involving homebuilding and commercial construction produce liquid and solid waste from both interior and exterior activities. These wastes…

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