Are your construction materials properly stored on your project to minimize storm water pollution?
During construction, storing various types of material is needed and proper handling is required to prevent and reduce storm water pollution. Establishing practices and procedures for handling and storing construction materials through the life of a project can minimize the potential for pollutants coming into contact with storm water.
Compared to other states across the nation, water conservation has been a prevalent practice throughout Hawaii’s history in which residents are encouraged to proactively conserve our island’s natural resources.
Conserving water starts in the home and will not only help to lower utility costs but will also assist in the reduction of pollutants and trash entering our environment. Read a few tips for conserving water in your home.
As part of the Permanent Erosion Control Program, DOT-HWYS continued repairing areas of erosion along Oahu roadways during 2017 and completed permanent repairs at 13 sites, in addition to the 14 sites completed in 2016.
Mark your calendars for these upcoming community events!
Saturday, May 5: Our Storm Water Hawaii team will be at the Waimanalo Parade of Farms at the Waimanalo Research Station. We'll be sharing tips to protect our water and giving away some Storm Water Hawaii prizes.
Saturday, June 2: Our Storm Water Hawaii team will be at the North Shore Ocean Fest from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at the Turtle Bay Resort's West Lawn. Stop by our protect our water booth for ecofriendly tips and some Storm Water Hawaii prizes.