Water Quality control for construction sites is a requirement at any site within the United States. Erosion Controls are the first, and many times, last preventative measure for water discharge from a site. If these fail, streams, wetlands, or even off-site upland areas (yards, etc.) are adversely affected. Site quality is affected when valuable soil is lost and restoration requires replacement. Human exposure to contaminants, violation of governmental regulations, contractor reputation, and the overall economics involved in construction are at risk.
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Water Quality Controls in Construction
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Wookey, CJ. "Water Quality Controls in Construction." Proceedings of the 1st Water Quality, Drought, Human Health and Engineering Conference. 1st Water Quality, Drought, Human Health and Engineering Conference. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. October 18–20, 2006. pp. 3-4. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/WATER2006-20020
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