Best Management Practices relate in Storm Water Compliance to the Clean Water Act. Every construction project regardless of whether it requires a General Construction Permit for Storm Water Compliance or not, requires implementation of Best Management Practices. Also known as … Continued
The California State Requirements to have SWP inspections by a qualified QSP are finally becoming a well-known necessity to builders. Where in the past, they weren’t even considered a part of the bidding process, Storm Water Inspections, or SWPPP is … Continued
Success or Failure of a project relies heavily on the team of people involved in all phases of the construction process. Not only is a strong internal Construction Project Management Team essential, but a solid consultant Project Management Team is … Continued
In the Construction world there are two main goals for builders: Maintain the Schedule and Stay on Budget. All too often many projects find themselves starting late and breaking budgets because of the overwhelming policy, rules and regulations in California. … Continued
All Construction Projects create some type of impact or another. The key to preventing your project from having job stopping problems down the road is by doing the necessary pre-construction survey to avoid and/or mitigate biological resources. From the desert … Continued
All construction projects in California are required to adhere to erosion control standards as set out by state and federal regulations. The goal of hydroseeding and erosion control is to minimize or eliminate the environmental impact of run-off, which can … Continued
It’s rare that your project will only require one environmental permit. More typically, several are required and, in the instance of a manufacturing or production facility the necessary permits may number in the dozens.
A Biological Assessment is a component of EIR and EIS reports in accordance with NEPA and CEQA. Its purpose is to determine if your project activities “may affect” any protected listed plant or animal species native to your geographic location.
California’s complex environmental regulatory structure is a fact of life. Today, an environmental consultant is just as necessary for your project’s success as engineering, heavy equipment and hard hats.