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Best Practices

 
Overview

The best way to minimise erosion is to reduce the amount of exposed earth surfaces on site. This can be achieved by phasing of earth works, covering up exposed earth areas with erosion control blankets of canvas covers, early reinstatement, paving etc. To reduce silt discharge from the remaining exposed earth areas, apply Best Practices as follows:

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Earth Control Measures Best Practices
1. Seal Hoarding Footing and Hoarding Gaps 

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Earth Control Measures Best Practices
2. Provide Hump at Site Entrance 

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Earth Control Measures Best Practices
3. Provide Adequate Silty Water Treatment Capacity

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Earth Control Measures Best Practices
4. Provide Adequate Holding Pond

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Earth Control Measures Best Practices
5. Provide Cut-off Drain Around the Site Boundary

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Earth Control Measures Best Practices
6.  Isolate Bare Earth Areas with Silt Fences

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Earth Control Measures Best Practices
7. Cover Stockpiles

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Earth Control Measures Best Practices
8. Pave Up Access Path / Road

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Earth Control Measures Best Practices
9. Cover Bare Earth Area After Work

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Earth Control Measures Best Practices
10. Pave Up Site Office Areas

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Earth Control Measures Best Practices
11. Provide Cut-off Drain to Separate Clean Water from Silty Water

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Earth Control Measures Best Practices
12. Install CCTV at Public Drain to Monitor Discharge