Erosion Control Issues at 2010 Goodrich, Austin, Texas

Return to index of erosion control failures

  Event 16 - 15 Oct 2018
  Event 15 - 08 Oct 2018
  Event 14 - 22 Sep 2018
  Event 13 - 12 Aug 2018
  Event 12 - 29 Jul 2018
  Event 11 - 22 Jul 2018
  Event 10 - 07 Jul 2018
  Event 9 - 09 Jun 2018
  Event 8 - 20 May 2018
  Event 7 - 06 May 2018
  Event 6 - 07 Apr 2018
  Event 5 - 28 Mar 2018
  Event 4 - 25 Mar 2018
  Event 3 - 17 Mar 2018
  Event 2 - 24 Feb 2018
  Event 1 - 06 Aug 2017

This site has been reported to the City multiple times. The events are arranged in reverse chronological order with the most recent event first below.


Event 16 - 15 Oct 2018


Photo 1 - no erosion controls

Photo 2 - no erosion controls (boards are not erosion controls)

Event 15 - 08 Oct 2018


Photo 1 - no erosion controls other than those piled on top of dirt

Photo 2 - no erosion controls along driveway

Photo 3 - no erosion controls along driveway

Event 14 - 22 Sep 2018


Photo 1 - no erosion controls along driveway

Photo 2 - no erosion controls along driveway

Event 13 - 12 Aug 2018


Photo 1 - sediment in street

Photo 2 - sediment in street

Photo 3 - no j-hook on silt fence allows sediment to escape

Photo 4 - no erosion controls

Photo 5 - no erosion controls

Photo 6 - sediment escapes over much sock

Event 12 - 29 Jul 2018


Photo 1 - hole in silt fence

Photo 2 - no erosion controls along either side of driveway or at corner of driveway and street; gravel/dirt piled in driveway

Event 11 - 22 Jul 2018

This site was reported to the City for the tenth time on July 23, 2018.


Photo 1 - hole in silt fence

Photo 2 - no erosion controls at left corner of driveway

Photo 3 - no erosion controls along either side of driveway

Photo 4 - mangled silt fence at right corner of driveway

Event 10 - 09 Jul 2018

This site was reported to the City for the ninth time on July 9, 2018.


Photo 1 - no erosion controls along driveway; muddy water leaving site

Photo 2 - no erosion controls; muddy water leaving site

Photo 3 - no erosion controls

Photo 4 - no erosion controls

Photo 5 - muddy water from site flowing into storm drain

Event 9 - 09 Jun 2018


Photo 1 - erosion controls have been removed

Event 8 - 20 May 2018

This site was reported to the City for the eighth time on May 22, 2018.


Video 1

Photo 1 - muddy water leaving site

Photo 2 - muddy water from site flowing into storm drain

Photo 3 - mulch socks will not prevent runoff from a site this steep; silt fences are required

Photo 4 - remnants of sediment; most has flowed down the gutter

Event 7 - 06 May 2018

This site was reported to the City for the seventh time on May 10, 2018.


Photo 1 - some sediment caught but these controls are inadequate

Photo 2 - dried mud near storm drain; the City has allowed the builder to remove the erosion controls around the drain so sediment is no longer captured

Event 6 - 07 Apr 2018

This site was reported to the City for the sixth time on April 9, 2018.


Photo 1 - triangular dikes do not extend across drive; sediment can escape

Photo 2 - the storm drain inlet erosion controls have stopped much of the sediment release

Event 5 - 28 Mar 2018

This site was reported to the City for the fifth time on March 28, 2018.


Photo 1 - straw waddles are not a City-accepted erosion control method

Photo 2 - triangular dikes do not extend across drive; sediment can escape

Photo 3 - the storm drain inlet has been clogged because there was so much sediment released

Photo 4 - the storm drain inlet has been clogged because there was so much sediment released

Event 4 - 25 Mar 2018

This site was reported to the City for the fourth time on March 25, 2018.


Photo 1 - crushed silt fence

Photo 2 - silt fence ends with no controls to the right

Photo 3 - no erosion controls

Photo 4 - no erosion controls

Event 3 - 17 Mar 2018

This site was reported to the City for the third time on March 17, 2018.


Photo 1 - no erosion controls

Event 2 - 24 Feb 2018

This site was reported to the City for the second time on February 26, 2018.


Photo 1 - ripped silt fence

Photo 2 - silt fence not being maintained; no controls across driveway entrance

Event 1 - 06 Aug 2017

This site was reported to the City on August 8, 2017.


Photo 1 - no j-hook on silt fence; sediment will escape around end if it rains

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