When Do I Just Need an SWPPP?

Every time it rains, rivers and streams usually experience a huge increase in water levels as a result of storm water runoff. It is usually normal for the water in rivers and streams to change in terms of color and composition as dirt, and other deposits are introduced into the water from the storm water runoff. To ensure that the …

How do I File My NOI Online with TCEQ Steers Program?

Obtaining a Construction General Permit is going to require you to go through quite a few things, regardless of whether your construction site is more or less than 5 acres. The first thing that you would need to take into consideration is SWPPP Compliance which is absolutely mandatory. With this being said, you would have to make sure that a …

What Could Happen if I Did Not Have an SWPPP Plan for My Site?

Businesses in particular industries need to establish Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP). It identifies possible pollution sources which may have an impact on the quality of the discharges storm water coming from a certain facility. This plan has also been designed to make sure that the best practices in management are incorporated as part of the overall implementation process. …

My Engineer told me I Need a NOI, but my Site is Less than 5 Acres – do I still need it?

Getting a Construction General Permit is required in order to push the construction procedures forward. All construction sites have to follow erosion and sediment runoff control during the process in order to ensure that there are not introduced hazard to drinking water. With this in mind, there are two different categories of site requirements which need to be taken into …

Understanding Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans

Whether you have a large or small construction site, understanding SWPPP compliance and SWPPP regulations will help you make a more informed prevention plan and help you know how to protect the environment while maneuvering through your construction needs. In Texas, the local laws regulate the construction general permit requirements. Knowing that the Environmental Protection Agency spells out what considerations …

What is Required for a SWPPP in Texas?

Right off the bat, you need to know that the Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan is a fundamental requirement when it comes to obtaining storm water permits. As the runoff flows over your land and other impervious surfaces, it’s inevitably going to accumulate a considerable amount of sediment, debris, and even chemicals. This, on the other hand, could significantly affect …

Who is Required to Write a Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan?

Developing and writing storm water pollution prevention plans is an important part of construction activity. Depending on what state that you are located in, storm water pollution prevent plans or SWPPP may be a part of a construction general permit. You may need to check with your local state laws, and cities laws about SWPPP before you start writing your …

Know your SWPPP… Oklahoma Edition

Know your SWPPP…Oklahoma Edition Oklahoma OKR10 General Permit Limitations on Coverage For Storm Water Discharges Storm Water requirements in Oklahoma require all Construction Operators to comply with the OKR10 Construction General Permit for Storm Water Discharges from Construction Activities within the state of Oklahoma.  This permit is all inclusive for Storm Water Discharges from Construction Activity in Oklahoma except for …

What is an SWPPP?

What is an SWPPP and When Does a Project Need One? As a Construction Site Operator, you need to know when you need an SWPPP or not. There are some cases where your Construction General Permit for construction activity requires one, especially if soil is going to be moved. However, there are some construction site operators who are clueless about …

Erosion Control & Stormwater Maintenance

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