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Updated Field Guide for Surviving Colorado Stormwater Audits!

Apr 25, 2017 2:06:47 PM 0
Learn from our stormwater experience: In March of 2017 we made available a quick guide to the best practices for surviving a state stormwater inspection of your construction site. Based on the many ...

Photo of the Month - February 2017

Mar 13, 2017 7:14:11 PM 0
Our photo of the month for February. Drill seeding is typically not done in February in Colorado because of frost in the ground and/or snow cover. But when the weather cooperates we'll get the ...

Tips for De-Stressing State Stormwater Inspection - Part 3

Feb 15, 2017 6:08:29 PM 0
Responding to the written report: Designate a single point of contact to coordinate your response. Summit will be glad to do the legwork for you, but you have one person assigned to be the owner's’ ...

Tips for De-Stressing State Stormwater Inspection - Part 2

Feb 13, 2017 6:06:22 PM 0
During the Inspection: Assist the inspector by providing access to documentation. You have a legal obligation to provide the SWMP plan and supporting documents. Join the inspector for the site walk. ...

Tips for De-Stressing State Stormwater Inspection - Part 1

Feb 11, 2017 5:48:47 PM 0
Pre-inspection preparation: If you have the luxury of a day to prepare for the inspection.Call your BMP contractor and stormwater inspection company asap for assistance and guidance. Clean up any ...

More Enforcement From the State

Feb 10, 2017 6:17:09 PM 0
CDPHE staffs up to hit EPA targets Thanks to a recent increase in funding the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has added six new inspector to the Water Quality Department  in ...

Total Cost approach to choosing a BMP contractor

Feb 3, 2017 2:48:20 PM 0
Are You Comparing Apples to Apples? Total Cost of Ownership is a calculation used to evaluate large ticket items like homes and vehicles. The basic premise is that when comparing two cars, for ...

Photo of the Month - March 2017

Feb 1, 2017 6:35:44 PM 0
Our photo of the month for March. With dry windy weather dominating February and early March in Colorado, sediment has been accumulating in the flow lines of streets and gutters. In this picture one ...

Hidden Cost of BMP Maintenance

Feb 1, 2017 3:04:22 PM 0
Are you handing off to your contractor, or holding their hand? If you are managing a large construction project you have experienced the rhythms of compliance. Long term rhythms include the initial ...
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