Join the State of Hawaii Department of Transportation, Highways Division, Oahu District’s (DOT-HWYS) Storm Water Management Program in working towards a #TrashFreeHawaii. In addition to the Rainworks stencil installations that have been coming up across Oahu, the Trash Free Hawaii campaign now includes two new public service announcements and a revamped Trashfreehawaii.com website consisting on many trash reduction tips and resources.
How can you slow down water and prevent erosion or scour in a channel or ditch on your project? Implementing effective best management practices (BMPs) to reduce the velocity of water in channels and ditches should be considered during construction activities.
A check dam is a temporary device placed across channels and ditches to reduce scour and erosion by reducing flow velocity and promoting sedimentation.
Did you know that some chores and housework can actually be the source of water pollution? There are many things we can do around our home to protect our water. Here are some tips you can take toward an eco-friendly household.
The State of Hawaii Department of Transportation (DOT), Highways Division, Oahu District's Annual Protect Our Water Conference will be held on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. The conference will be hosted by DOT Highways, Oahu District in collaboration with the Airports and Harbors Divisions. Registration for this annual training event is limited to DOT employees, contractor/subcontractors and MS4 permittees who have been invited by DOT to attend. If you have any questions, please contact Marleina Lyons-Wolfe by email at email@example.com or call (808) 839-7222, ext. 237.
2017 Annual Maintenance Baseyard
Storm Water Training Champions
It’s a tie! Congratulations to the Hauula and Wahiawa Crews for winning the Annual Maintenance Baseyard Storm Water Training Quiz Competition!
This year’s competition proved to be more competitive than most as both crews scored the maximum possible 20 out of 20 points on the post-training quiz.
Mark your calendars for these upcoming community events!
Sunday, October 29: Visit us at Bishop Museum for Hawaii Pacific Health's Kids Fest! We will be sharing tips on how you can protect our water, as well as giving away some great prizes.
Thursday-Saturday, December 7-9: Our Storm Water Hawaii team will be at the Honolulu Marathon Expo at the Hawaii Convention Center. We'll be sharing tips to protect our water and giving away some great prizes with our prize wheel.