Erosion Control Issues at 1904 Paramount, Austin, Texas

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  Event 13 - 18 Sep 2016 (inadequate erosion controls)
  Event 12 - 11 Sep 2016 (inadequate erosion controls)
  Event 11 - 05 Sep 2016 (inadequate erosion controls)
  Event 10 - 20 Aug 2016 (inadequate erosion controls)
  Event 9 - 18 Aug 2016 (inadequate erosion controls)
  Event 8 - 16 Aug 2016 (inadequate erosion controls)
  Event 7 - 14 Aug 2016 (inadequate erosion controls)
  Event 6 - 27 Jul 2016 (inadequate erosion controls)
  Event 5 - 04 Jun 2016 (inadequate erosion controls)
  Event 4 - 05 May 2016 (inadequate erosion controls)
  Event 3 - 13 Apr 2016 (missing erosion and sedimentation controls)
  Event 2 - 17 Nov 2015 (no erosion and sedimentation controls)
  Event 1 - 06 Nov 2015 (no erosion and sedimentation controls)

This site is in the Barton Springs Zone. The City is not requiring the developer to remove the sediment that is being deposited in the street. This site has been reported to the City four times: 14 Apr 2016, 15 Aug 2016, 21 Aug 2016, and 19 Sep 2016.

The events below are in reverse chronological order from most recent to earliest.


Event 13 - 18 Sep 2016 (inadequate erosion controls)

The rock entrance has become covered in dirt and is now part of the problem. Dirt covering the rock is now eroding into the street. Substantial amounts of sediment are leaving the site and not being cleaned up.

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Event 12 - 11 Sep 2016 (inadequate erosion controls)

The rock entrance has become covered in dirt and is now part of the problem. Dirt covering the rock is now eroding into the street. Substantial amounts of sediment are leaving the site and not being cleaned up.

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Event 11 - 05 Sep 2016 (inadequate erosion controls)

The rock entrance has become covered in dirt and is now part of the problem. Dirt covering the rock is now eroding into the street. Substantial amounts of sediment are leaving the site and not being cleaned up.

Photo 1 Photo 2
 
 
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Event 10 - 20 Aug 2016 (inadequate erosion controls)

The rock entrance has become covered in dirt and is now part of the problem. Dirt covering the rock is now eroding into the street. Substantial amounts of sediment are leaving the site.

Photo 1 Photo 2
 
 
 
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Event 9 - 18 Aug 2016 (inadequate erosion controls)

The rock entrance has become covered in dirt and is now part of the problem. Dirt covering the rock is now eroding into the street. Substantial amounts of sediment are leaving the site.

Photo 1 Photo 2
 
 
Photo 3 Photo 4
 
 
 
Photo 5  
 
 




Event 8 - 16 Aug 2016 (inadequate erosion controls)

The rock entrance has become covered in dirt and is now part of the problem. Dirt covering the rock is now eroding into the street. Substantial amounts of sediment are leaving the site.

Photo 1 Photo 2
 
 
Photo 3 Photo 4
 
 
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Event 7 - 14 Aug 2016 (inadequate erosion controls)

The rock entrance has become covered in dirt and is now part of the problem. Dirt covering the rock is now eroding into the street. Substantial amounts of sediment are leaving the site.

Photo 1 Photo 2
 
 
Photo 3 Photo 4
 
 




Event 6 - 27 Jul 2016 (inadequate erosion controls)

The amount of sediment leaving the site is getting worse.

 
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Event 5 - 04 Jun 2016 (inadequate erosion controls)

Rock has been placed on the entrance drive but sediment is still leaving the site.

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Event 4 - 20 May 2016 (inadequate erosion controls)

Rock has been placed on the entrance drive but sediment is still leaving the site.

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Event 3 - 13 Apr 2016 (missing erosion and sedimentation controls)

Part of the site is missing erosion controls. This site is in the Barton Springs Zone.

Photo 1 (missing erosion controls) Photo 2 (sediment deposited in the street downstream)
 
 
 
Photo 3 (sediment deposited in the street as it crosses street to sewer)  
 
 



Event 2 - 17 Nov 2015 (no erosion and sedimentation controls)

No erosion or sedimentation controls in place. This site is in the Barton Springs Zone.

Photo 1 (no erosion controls across drive) Photo 2 (sediment deposited in the gutter downstream of 1904 Paramount)
 
 



Event 1 - 06 Nov 2015 (no erosion and sedimentation controls)

No erosion or sedimentation controls in place. This site is in the Barton Springs Zone.

Photo 1 (no erosion controls across drive) Photo 2 (no erosion controls across drive)
 
 



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