Geotechnical Engineering • Storm Water Management • Engineering Geology • Construction Inspection • Materials Testing

Quarry Heights, Petaluma, California

Erosion and Sediment Control for Hillside Development

Erosion and Sediment Control for Hillside Development

Since 2010, engineers and storm water specialists at SFB have provided storm water permitting and compliance monitoring services to assist the builder of this complex hill-side residential development located near the Petaluma River comply with the requirements of the State of California General Permit for Storm Water Discharges Associated with Construction and Land Disturbance Activities, better known as the Construction General Permit (CGP). The CGP regulates the release of pollutants, including soil/sediment and chemicals used in construction, to surface waters. SFB developed a Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) and helped the building team obtain coverage under the CGP. SFB also helped the team select the most effective and economical site controls during the various phases of construction, and provided site monitoring and water sampling services required to demonstrate permit compliance.

SFB’s team of Qualified SWPPP Developers (QSD’s) and Qualified SWPPP Practitioners (QSP’s) has the expertise and experience to guide builders, contractors and public agencies in protecting sensitive environmental resources during construction activities. SFB typically provides ongoing storm water management services on 50+ construction projects in the Bay Area at any given time, and is proud of our reputation as a trusted third-party expert by both builders and regulators.