Erosion Control Issues at 1814 Margaret Street, Austin, Texas

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  17 Apr 2016 event (erosion controls not maintained)
  20 May 2016 event (erosion controls not maintained)



Event 1 - 13 Apr 2016 (erosion controls not maintained)

No erosion controls were installed after demolition. Sediment from the area upslope from the driveway entrance was deposited into the gutter.

 
Photo 1 (no erosion controls, sediment in gutter)  
 
 




Event 2 - 20 May 2016 (erosion controls not maintained)

The erosion controls are not being maintained, and there are no erosion controls along the side of the property. The result is sediment being deposited into the gutter and driveway entrance of the house next door. Reported again to the City on May 22, 2016.

Photo 1 (silt fence crumpled) Photo 2 (mud in driveway entrance and gutter of house next door)
 
 
Photo 3 (mud in driveway entrance and gutter of house next door) Photo 4 (no silt fence along side of property)
 
 




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