Erosion Control Issues at 1706 Norris Drive, Austin, Texas

  13 Apr 2016 event (inadequate erosion controls)

Event 1 - 13 Apr 2016 (inadequate erosion controls)

The hay bale dike erosion controls are inappropriate and failing, and some areas do not have erosion controls. According to the City's Erosion Control and Design Criteria Section 1.4.5.I, hay bales have a life expectancy of 2 months or less, are only acceptable for above ground and underground storage tanks or removal projects, and should only be used where the contributing drainage area is less than 2,500 square feet. This site is in the Barton Springs Zone. Reported to the City on April 14, 2016.

Photo 1 (no erosion controls along half of the lot) Photo 2 (hay bale erosion controls have not been maintained)
Photo 3 (sediment in street) Photo 4

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