Are you planning to start construction activities soon and trying to determine when BMPs need to be installed during your project?
During construction, the potential for pollutants from construction-related activities can be reduced if appropriate BMPs are implemented. Planning and proper installation of BMPs are required prior to the start of construction activities to minimize the pollutants leaving a construction site in storm water.
The Storm Water Best Management Practice (BMP) improvements at Maintenance Baseyards on Oahu project are part of the State of Hawaii Department of Transportation, Highways Division’s (DOT-HWYS) ongoing efforts to reduce pollution from storm water runoff.
Spring is in full swing! While consolidating the contents of overstuffed drawers and cleaning out those crowded closets, consider getting organized sustainably with some of these tips for “upcycling” regular household items.
On average, Americans use between 80-100 gallons of water per day. Between showers, laundry and other daily activities, be more conscious of your daily water usage this spring by adhering to these water conservation tips.
The Waikiki Aquarium will be hosting its 12th Annual Mauka to Maikai Environmental Expo on Saturday April 20, 2019 at Waikiki Aquarium. This Earth Day celebration aims to raise awareness regarding water conservation and to encourage others to create a clean and trash-free Hawaii.
Guests can enjoy activities such: native plant giveaway, a kids’ puppet show, hands-on learning, arts and crafts, and a fish release with fish donated by the Oceanic Institute. This event is free and open to the public.
Congratulations to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, HDOT Highways, Oahu District’s First Quarter 2019 Adopt-A-Highway Champions! Their route is along Kokololio Beach Park to Laie Mormon Temple Road.
Mark your calendars for these upcoming community events!
Saturday, April 22, 2019: The Waikiki Aquarium will be hosting its 12th Annual Mauka to Maikai Environmental Expo. Our Storm Water Hawaii Team will be there sharing eco-friendly tips, fun games for the keiki, and more.