Florida’s Biodiversity And Construction

Florida’s Biodiversity and Construction

Florida’s biodiversity is one the many reasons that make the state of Florida a beautiful and desirable place to live. Biodiversity is the variety of life in a specific ecosystem. The sunshine state is home to many flora and fauna…

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The Last Line of De-Fence!

When it comes to sediment control, silt fence is a major factor when trying to retain soil on site. We’ve all seen it, Its everywhere! So, what does it do or help prevent? The purpose of silt fence is to…

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Put Down that Pump!

If there is one thing most wouldn’t have seen coming as a consequence of excessive pumping from aquifers, that’s arsenic poisoning. The two just don’t seem to correlate in any shape or form, but it’s true according to recent research…

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Inside Industrial Stormwater

There are over 7.6 billion tons of industrial solid waste generated each year.  Properly disposing and managing this waste is key to protecting human health and the environment. With this in mind, it is important to recognize the importance of…

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America’s New Water Infrastructure Act

The U.S senate recently reached an agreement on America’s Water Infrastructure act of 2018, which is legislation aimed at providing a number of different improvements. The bipartisan legislation is currently awaiting signature from the President, and would allow increased spending…

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Hide it in the Ground!

In situations where surface stormwater management is more difficult, underground stormwater retention can be an alternative. This system of underground vaults and pipes can direct water run off below the ground and can allow stormwater to be redirected to natural…

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What’s the deal with Industrial Stormwater?

Construction is not the only sector where stormwater management is needed. During industrial activities, rain water encounters all sorts of materials, equipment, and chemicals. Different pollutants like sediment, oil and grease, nitrogen, phosphorous, and other chemicals can make their way…

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Beach Erosion in Florida

When we think of Florida one of the first things that pops into our heads is beaches. People come from all over the world to enjoy the sun, the soft sand, and perhaps a cold beverage on the beachfront of…

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The Red Tide has Come Ashore

The current outbreak of Red tide along Florida’s gulf coast is turning into one of the longest and most damaging in the state’s history. Tons of fish and marine life have washed ashore because of the strangling toxic algae that…

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Keep it Clean

Construction sites usually have a lot of different things going on at once. There are always a lot of moving parts involved, and that means that sometimes the trash and debris start to build up. It’s important to try and…

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