This book provides the reader with proven and practical methods for minimizing erosion and sedimentation on construction sites. Based on decades of in-the-field experience, this book tells readers what they need to know:

  • Water-quality impacts from nonpoint-source pollution
  • Regulatory requirements
  • NPDES general permits, SWPPPs, and how to develop effective plans
  • Erosion, sediment transport, and sedimentation
  • Designing effective sediment containment systems
  • Using barriers as sediment containment systems
  • Evaluating erosion control methods
  • Inspection and maintenance of sediment and erosion control measures
  • Performance goals and effectiveness of sediment and erosion control

Written for designers, regulators, teachers, students, government agencies, developers, contractors, inspectors, and resource management professionals, Designing for Effective Sediment and Erosion Control on Construction Sites is generously illustrated with dozens of diagrams and planning tools that can be put to use immediately.

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