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Read on for the latest news from HDOT, Highways Division, Oahu District as well as tips to mālama i ka wai, or protect our water!
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Hawaii Department of Transportation, Highways Division, Oahu District - Storm Water Management Program

Construction BMP Tip: Dust Control

Do you have open disturbed areas or unprotected stockpiles on your construction project? Do you have unpaved construction roads where trucks and equipment potentially generate dusty conditions? If so, you probably need to think about implementing dust control measures.

Read some common best management practices (BMPs) you can implement to minimize dust on your project.
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Everyday Tips for Trash Reduction

A majority of the waste produced within residential homes consists of recyclable paper, aluminum, glass and plastic. Here are some tips on how you can reduce the amount of trash produced in your home.

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Eroded Slopes Repairs

DOT-HWYS Oahu District is actively implementing their Permanent Erosion Control Program by repairing eroded slopes along, and under, their Highways. As part of the Central Oahu Best Management Practices, Eroded Slope Repairs, Phase 2 project managed by the DOT-HWYS Salt Lake Field Office, a site in Waipahu under the H-1 freeway deck was recently repaired.
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Build a Rain Garden

Building a rain garden is a great way to reduce storm water pollution while also providing an excellent water source for a garden in your own backyard. A rain garden is designed to be a self-watering garden that receives and channels storm water run-off from the roof. Get started on building your own rain garden by following these 10 easy steps.
 
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DOT’s Q2 2017
Adopt-A-Highway Champions

Congratulations to East Oahu Realty, DOT-HWYS Oahu District’s Second Quarter 2017 Adopt-A-Highway Champions!

Their route is along Kalanianaole Highway between Sea Life Park and Waimanalo.

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Community Events

Mark your calendars for these upcoming community events!
Saturday, July 22: Visit us at Kahala Mall for their Annual Keiki Day! We will be sharing tips on how you can protect our water, as well as giving away some great prizes.
Wednesday, November 15: Be sure to SAVE THE DATE for the 2017 Protect Our Water Conference. This annual construction BMP training will be held on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at the Pomaikai Ballrooms at Dole Cannery in Iwilei.

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