Rebuilding a family house and adding an extension. Setting up a construction site with tools excavator and construction material.

How Erosion And Sediment Control Plan Affects The Building

This entry is part of 1 in the series Erosion and Sediment Control Plan (ESCP)

  Sediment control helps builders prevent soil, sand, and cement from reaching waterways. Even small amounts of erosion or pollution from the site can bring significant environmental damage or kill aquatic life. The pollution can block stormwater pipes. Ensure that all control plans are done in accordance with the mandatory requirements of the Planning and Permit […]

House on dunes with strong erosion of dunes by the ocean

Tips to Help You Develop Your Erosion and Sediment Control Plan

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Erosion & Sediment Control Plan (ESCP)

Recently the Department of Permitting and Planning developed new regulations requiring Erosion and Sediment Control Plan for people doing construction on their property. This includes people who want to: Build a home Create a home addition Develop a Grade their land Install a driveway or sidewalk Install an in ground pool This is just a partial list […]

Beachside foundation erosion

Foundation Erosion and How to Deal with It

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Trouble in Paradise

Foundation erosion is a common problem in Hawaii. For a number of reasons, not the least of which are rising sea levels and frequent flash floods. Whether your is beachfront or inland, and no matter which you live on, foundation erosion is one of the most devastating things that can happen to your home — and […]