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                     Erosion Control Plan
                        FOR CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY

                               PROJECT: <NAME>
                    Permit Application No. <code’s CA number>

                                     Date prepared:

                                Prepared by:


ECP Template 2009                                           Revised May 1, 2009

When completed filling in this model ECP, delete this page and all the red instruction
lines and return all type to black color.

This model ECP document was created by the Environmental Affairs Department (EAD)
strictly as a guide to aid the preparer in developing an ECP that meets the
requirements of Dallas Fort Worth International Airport for Storm Water Pollution
Prevention related to construction projects of less than one acre of disturbance.
Instructions in red color, italicized or bold in each section are guiding your thinking to
creating a description, list or answer of some kind. Your project will be checked to see
if it is actually following the procedures or practices established in this document.

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       1.1      Site Name
                Fill in all the blanks below.

                The area scheduled for construction is known as
                ____________________________________________________________ (hereinafter
                referred to as the “Project”).

       1.2      Project Location

                The property is located at ______________________________________________,

       1.3      Owner’s Information

             Email address:

       1.4      Contractor’s Information

                1.4.1   General Contractor

             Email address:

                1.4.2   Subcontractors

                        The following subcontractor(s) have read and signed the
                        Subcontractor Certification statement, understand their role in
                        preventing storm water pollution, and are approved for working at
                        the Project site. New subcontractors should be certified and
                        entered in the ECP document before beginning their respective
                        jobs. Copies of signed certification statements are in Appendix C.
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                      Include the information for any company supplying and delivering
                      the mixed concrete for the project.

                      Please briefly describe the specific duties that each subcontractor
                      will be performing (i.e. we want to know who is the concrete rebar
                      crew, grubbing/grading crew etc.) Add additional subs as




           Email address:


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       1.7      Project Description/Nature of Construction Activity

                Please provide a detailed description of all activities from start to finish.
                Do not just restate the name of the project. Write it as if explaining to a
                new person just what the project will be doing and how it will be done by
                finishing the sentences below.
                The project consists of

                Construction activity includes

       1.8      Sequence of Construction Activities and Schedule

                The anticipated sequences of construction activities and schedule, which
                will disturb significant amounts of soil, are provided below.
                Provide an estimated start date and completion date for the project.
                Where a project is large enough and/or can be divided into specific
                separate areas or zones, describe each area or zone division and
                sequence for it. This is where any plans to install different BMPs in stages
                during the project should be explained otherwise it is expected that all
                BMPs shall be installed at the start of the project.

       1.9      Estimate of Total Construction Site Area and Disturbed Area

                The Project site is approximately (enter total acres) acres of which (enter
                specific acres out of the total) acres will be disturbed or unstabilized by
                construction activities. Total acreage shall include all off-site material
                storage areas, overburden and stockpiles of dirt as well as borrow areas,
                equipment staging areas, access pathways, etc., under this project’s
                control. DFW’s clean soil stockpiles do not need to be considered as part
                of the total.

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       1.10    Project Area Maps
               The following maps are located in Appendix 1 & 2:

                    General Site Location Map - an overall map of the airport with an
                     arrow or marking indicating the general location of the site and all
                     other locations included in the ECP such as soil piles, barrows,
                     yards, etc..
                    Erosion Control Plan Map – This map must include all of the
                      following information or be made of several maps covering all of
                      the information:

                            Indicate the direction of rainwater flow for all runoff from the

                            Areas where soil disturbance will occur such as parking,
                            access pathways to site on grass, supply storage or drop off
                            areas in addition to the actual work right of way area.

                            Show the location of all structural controls, either planned or
                            in place, on the map.

                            Locations where various stabilization practices are expected
                            to occur i.e. indicate where sod will be used versus seeding
                            or Hydromulch.

                            Locations and BMPs used for off-site material, waste, borrow,
                            fill, or equipment storage areas (this includes staging yards).

                            Surface waters such as creeks and wetlands that cross
                            through, are adjacent to or in close proximity to the project

                            Locations where storm water discharges from the site
                            directly to a surface water body including all inlets and
                            storm drains.

       1.12   Construction and Waste Materials to be Stored On-Site

               List here all materials and chemicals that will be brought to and/or stored
               at the site or locations covered by this ECP. As the project progresses, be
               sure to amend the ECP to include any new materials that were not
               originally listed. What materials shall be exposed to storm water (not in a
               conex or closable trailer) and therefore be possible pollutant and what
               materials will be stored to protect from exposure to storm water.

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       1.13    Receiving Waters

               (insert name of drainage creek on airport – there are seven creeks on the
               airport) is the receiving water for the Project area and ultimately flows to
               (insert name of major river section according to TCEQ Water Quality Maps
               – generally the one of the two forks of the Trinity). Contact EAD for names
               if not sure. Also if there are several construction locations spread out on
               the airport, list all receiving waters that may be affected by construction

               State here whether wetlands were identified or not. If wetlands are
               located on or in close proximity to the site, explain what measures will be
               taken to prevent any disturbances or discharges from disturbed areas of
               the site into the wetlands.

       1.13    Termination of the ECP by Transfer or Final Stabilization

                Termination of the ECP responsibilities and required inspections when the
              following items are fulfilled.

                   Final stabilization has been achieved on all portions of the site for
                    which the permittee was responsible. Final stabilization means
                    revegetation to 70% coverage evenly distributed or permanent
                    materials such as bark mulch, asphalt or concrete are placed
                    eliminating the potential for soil erosion.
                   Another operator/permittee has assumed control over all areas of the
                    site that have not been finally stabilized.
                   All silt fences and other temporary erosion controls have been
                    removed, or transferred to a new operator. Erosion controls that are
                    designed to remain in place for an indefinite period, such as mulches
                    and fiber mats are not required to be removed.

               A site inspection will be performed by EAD before the site will be
               approved for closure. This is to ensure that final stabilization has been
               achieved, all temporary erosion and sediment control BMPs are removed
               and all the site area and associated yard, barrow and storage areas in the
               SWPPP are clean from any hazardous materials, debris, and equipment.


       2.1     Erosion and Sediment Controls

               Erosion and sediment control practices can be divided into three broad
               categories: (1) soil stabilization, (2) structural controls, and (3)
               management practices. Each of these categories has temporary and
               permanent control measures to be considered. Soil stabilization and
               structural practices should be installed and maintained in accordance
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               with the Project construction drawings and specifications. Management
               practices are construction management techniques that, if properly
               utilized, can minimize the need for physical controls and possibly reduce

               2.1.1   Soil Stabilization

                       Types of Soil Stabilization to be Used: Choose then list the methods
                       of soil stabilization to be used and describe where, i.e. yard has
                       gravel base and will remain that way for stabilization, areas
                       disturbed will be restabilized using sod, seed or hydroseed, etc., or
                       will be restabilized with landscape vegetation and mulch, or all
                       disturbed area will be restabilized with the concrete (asphalt?)
                       surface. Tell us what you plan to leave behind as a suitable
                       stabilized surface.

                       Temporary Stabilization: All disturbed ground that will remain
                       dormant for longer than 21 days shall be seeded with temporary
                       seed, protected with mulch, matting or another form of temporary
                       stabilization. This must take place within 14 days after construction

                       Permanent Stabilization measures must start within 14 days after
                       construction activity has ceased.

               2.1.2   Structural Controls

                       Erosion and sediment controls should be installed and maintained
                       according to the standards in the construction drawings and
                       Describe here or give a list of the types of things that will be
                       installed such as hay logs, rock dams, silt fence, inlet fabric, etc. If
                       the project could actually get by without installing anything, then
                       explain here the reasons or justification to do so.

                       Soil and erodable material stock piled shall have a silt fence or
                       other equivalent BMP erected around its perimeter until it has
                       achieved final stabilization.
                       Describe here if one will be used or not or where will temporary soil
                       stockpiles be located on the project and what BMP will be used for

                       Controls must also be designed and utilized to reduce offsite
                       transport of suspended sediments and other pollutants if it is
                       necessary to pump or channel standing water from the site.
                       Describe here what materials or procedures will be used while
                       pumping out water to keep soil and sediments from being ejected
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                       with the water. Silty water cannot be pumped out to street, ditch or
                       storm drain, but may be pumped into open grassy field where
                       sediments can drop out naturally unless it’s going to create a big
                       pile of mud on the grass. Will you use filter on intake side or filter
                       bag on ejection side of pump?

               2.1.3   Management Practices

                       The following are some management considerations, which should
                       be employed in conjunction with the erosion and sediment controls
                       described above:

                             Sequence construction so that no area remains exposed for
                              unnecessarily long periods of time.
                             Anticipate the site conditions changes that may expose
                              unprotected soils to rainwater and use appropriate BMP as
                              project progresses toward the final product.
                             Have the materials on-hand to complete the work without
                             Apply temporary stabilization immediately after grading.
                             Stage the construction, if possible, so that one area can be
                              stabilized before another is disturbed.
                             Consider the time of year; be prepared for sudden
                             Install erosion and sediment controls immediately.
                             Use straw mulch for grass seed, especially during poor
                              germination periods.
                             Physically mark off limits of disturbance on the site with tape,
                              signs or other methods, so that workers can see areas to be
                             Carry out a regular maintenance schedule for erosion and
                              sediment control practices.
                             Designate one individual responsible for implementing the
                              erosion and sediment control plan. Make sure that all
                              workers understand the provisions of the erosion and
                              sediment control plan. Establish reporting procedures for
                              problems identified by workers.

       2.2     Other Controls

               This section refers to additional controls related to construction activity at
               the Project.

               2.2.1   Solid Waste Disposal

                       Change these statements to give specifics relavent to reflect what
                       your project will do to achieve this goal.

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                       No solid material, including building materials, is permitted to be
                       discharged to surface waters or buried on site. All solid waste
                       materials, including disposable materials incidental to the
                       construction activity, must be collected in containers or closed
                       dumpsters. The collection containers must be emptied periodically
                       and the collected material hauled to a landfill permitted by the
                       State and/or appropriate local municipality to accept the waste for
                       disposal or an appropriate recycler.

                       A foreman or supervisor should be designated in writing to oversee,
                       enforce and instruct construction workers on proper solid waste

               2.2.2   Hazardous Waste/Hazardous Materials Storage

                       Whenever possible, minimize the use of hazardous materials and
                       generation of hazardous wastes. Chemicals, paints, solvents,
                       fertilizers and other toxic or hazardous materials should be stored in
                       their original containers (if original container is not resealable, store
                       the products in clearly labeled, waterproof containers). Except
                       during application, the containers should be kept in trucks or in
                       bermed areas within covered storage facilities. Runoff containing
                       such materials must be collected, removed from the site and
                       disposed of in accordance with the federal, state and local
                       regulations. Drums and other metal containers should be stored on
                       a pallet or similar device off the ground creating an air gap to
                       prevent rusting out.

                       All hazardous waste materials must be disposed in the manner
                       specified by federal, state, or local regulations or by the

                       Use containment berms in fueling and maintenance areas and
                       where potential for spills is high. If the project uses refueling,
                       describe what project will actually be implimenting or doing to fulfill
                       this in section 2.2.6 below.

                       A foreman or supervisor should be designated in writing to oversee,
                       enforce and instruct construction workers on proper hazardous
                       waste procedures.

                       A list of all hazardous materials to be stored on site shall be
                       provided to the D/FW International Airport Department of
                       Environmental Affairs and the erosion and sediment control plan
                       shall be annotated to indicate where the materials will be stored.
                       (Make a list here and include MSDSs for each one)

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               2.2.3   Dust Control/Off-Site Vehicle Tracking

                       Change these paragraphs to be specific to what the project will do
                       and use to achieve this goal if necessary.

                       During construction, water trucks should be used, as needed, by
                       each contractor or subcontractor to reduce dust. After
                       construction, the site should be stabilized to reduce dust.

                       Construction traffic should enter and exit the site at a Construction
                       Entrance with a stabilized rock entrance or equivalent device. The
                       purpose of the rock entrance is to minimize the amount of soil and
                       mud that is tracked onto existing streets. If sediment escapes the
                       construction site, offsite accumulations of sediment must be
                       removed at a frequency sufficient to minimize offsite impacts.

                       All trucks carrying erodable materials (i.e. soil, concrete dust, and
                       sand) off-site and onto any public road must be tarped.

               2.2.4   Sanitary/Septic

                       Contractors and subcontractors must comply with all state and
                       local sanitary sewer, portable toilet or septic system regulations.
                       Each contractor or subcontractor throughout construction activities
                       shall provide sanitary facilities at the site as needed. The sanitary
                       facilities should be serviced regularly. Spillage onto ground or
                       paving during cleanup or any accidental release is considered a
                       spill to be reported to the Airport Operations Center under Spill
                       Response Plan procedures and be cleaned up.

               2.2.5   Water Source

                       Water used to establish and maintain grass, to control dust, and for
                       other construction purposes must originate from a public water
                       supply or private well approved by the State or local health

               2.2.6   Equipment Fueling and Storage Areas

                       During construction the contractor and subcontractors should
                       employ the following practices:

                             Equipment fueling, maintenance and cleaning should only
                              be done in protected areas (i.e., bermed area). Leaking
                              equipment and maintenance fluids must be collected and
                              not allowed to discharge onto soil where they may be
                              washed away during a rain event. If any fuels or hazardous
                              substances are spilled onto the ground, the Airport
                              Operations Center (AOC) will be immediately notified and
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                             the spilled materials will be cleaned up and properly
                             disposed of. This includes removal of impacted soils if
                             necessary. AOC shall notify EAD of spills reported. Samples
                             may need to be taken to profile the waste and confirm that
                             all contamination has been removed. EAD must be
                             provided with copies of all analytical results and waste
                            Equipment wash down (except for wheel washes) should
                             take place within an area surrounded by a berm. The use of
                             detergents is prohibited.


       The following items are to be integrated into the inspection and maintenance

       3.1     Inspection Schedule/Reporting

               All impacted areas, as well as all installed erosion and sediment control
               devices, will be inspected every fourteen (14) calendar days and within
               24 hours after a rainfall of 0.5 inches or greater or once every seven days
               (choose one or the other inspection schedule here. If you wish to
               propose a different inspection schedule please contact EAD to discuss it

               Inspections shall be conducted, and a written report prepared, by a
               qualified person familiar with installation and maintenance of BMPs used
               and of general Best Management Practices and specific items or
               locations such as those listed below. All of these should be evaluated on
               any inspection. (The contractor is expected to create an inspection form
               to be used during the project. Each project is different, so inspection forms
               may differ between companies and projects. Incorporate the following
               things into your inspections and inspection forms.)

               Inspection reports shall be include the type of inspection performed (14
               day, 7 day or after rain), name(s) and position or title of personnel making
               the inspection, the date of the inspection, observations made of damage
               to or functionality of the BMPs, and any actions taken as a result of
               incidents of non compliance noted during the inspection. Inspection
               report shall be signed as well as have a legible printed name.

       3.2     Construction Entrance Inspection

               Include in inspection references to locations where vehicles exit the site
               for evidence of off-site sediment tracking and general condition of the
               material of the entrance. Each contractor and subcontractor shall be
               responsible for maintaining the Construction Entrance and correct any
               tracking out of the site.
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       3.3     Material Storage Inspection

               Must inspect and evaluate areas used for storage of materials that are
               exposed to precipitation. This includes yards located on the airport
               property. The purpose is to ensure that materials are protected and/or
               impounded so that pollutants cannot discharge from storage areas.

       3.4     Soil Stabilization Inspection

               Seeded areas will be inspected to confirm that a healthy stand of grass is
               establishing and being maintained. The site has achieved final
               stabilization once all areas are covered with a form of pavement, a
               landscape mulch or have a stand of perennial grass with at least 70%
               uniform density evenly distributed. The density of 70% or greater must be
               maintained to be considered as stabilized. The
               contractors/subcontractors will water, fertilize and reseed disturbed or not
               thriving areas as needed to achieve this goal.

       3.5     Erosion and Sediment Control Inspection and Maintenance

               All controls should be inspected incorrect installation, damage or failure:
               (Can make a list of specific BMPs installed or used for erosion and
               sediment control as the example show and describe what will trigger on
               inspection the need to perform maintenance.

               Example: Silt Fence: Sediment should be removed when it reaches
               approximately one-half the height of the fence.

               Example: Sediment Trap Basin: Sediment should be removed when the
               volume of the basin is reduced by 50%.

               Example: Silt Fabric Inlet Protection/Sand Bags: Sediment and any sand
               from broken bags should be removed after each rain event.

               It is recommended to be familiar with, reference and use the North Texas
               Council of Governments iSWM or “integrated Storm Water Management
               Manual for Construction or a similar manual for appropriate BMPs and
               installation or maintenance requirements for the BMPs)

               In the event that sediment escapes the construction site, off-site
               accumulations of sediment must be removed at a frequency sufficient to
               minimize adverse impacts. An example of this may be the situation where
               sediment has washed into the street and could be carried into the storm
               sewers by the next rainfall and/or pose a safety hazard to users of public

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       3.6     Modifications/Revisions to ECP

               Based on inspection results, any necessary modification to this ECP shall
               be implemented within seven (7) calendar days of the inspection. A
               modification is necessary if a control measure or operational procedure
               does not provide adequate pollutant control.

               It is the responsibility of each contractor or subcontractor to maintain
               effective pollutant discharge controls. Physical site conditions or
               contractor/subcontractor practices could make it necessary to install
               more controls than were originally planned. For example, localized
               concentrations of surface runoff or unusually steep areas could require
               additional silt barrier, or other structural controls. Assessing the need for,
               and installing additional controls will be a continuing
               contractor/subcontractor responsibility until final stabilization is achieved.
                Contractors and subcontractors implementing this ECP must remain alert
               to the need to periodically refine and update this ECP in order to
               accomplish the intended goals.


       The following non-storm water discharges are allowed as documented in this
       (Indicate which of the following is expected to happen on the project. If a water
       line is to be flushed using hyperchlorinated water or other additive, indicate this
       here and describe what procedure to use to dechlorinate the water or to
       containerize and dispose of it.)

              Discharges from fire fighting activities
              Vehicle wash-water if detergents are not used
              Dust control runoff in accordance with permit conditions
              Fire hydrant flushings where hyperchlorinated water is not discharged
              Potable water sources including water line flushings where
               hyperchlorinated water is not discharged
              Uncontaminated ground water resulting from dewatering activities
              Irrigation drainage
              Pavement wash waters where spills or leaks of toxic or hazardous
               materials have not occurred (unless all spilled material has been
               removed) and where detergents are not used
              Air-conditioning condensate
              Routine external building wash down which does not use detergents

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APPENDIX 1 – General Locations Map
APPENDIX 2 – Erosion Control Maps
APPENDIX 3 – Contractor & Sub Contractor Certifications
                            Erosion Control Plan
      For Storm Water Discharges Associated with Construction Activity

                  [Insert Project Name or Permit #]
                Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport
General Contractor:
      Fax Phone:

                           Certification Statement:
          I certify that this document and all attachments as prepared by the
          DFW Project Manager, is to the best of my knowledge and belief, true,
          accurate, and complete. I will implement and maintain the methods
          described herein.

     This certification is hereby signed in reference to storm water discharges
     associated with construction activity at the above-referenced project.

           Signature of Person
                            Erosion Control Plan
      For Storm Water Discharges Associated with Construction Activity

                   [Insert Project Name or Permit #]
                 Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport
           Fax Phone:
      Type of Construction
         Service to be

                            Certification Statement:

          "I certify that I understand the terms and conditions of this Erosion
          Control Plan and all of the controls and limitations described in this Plan
          associated with industrial activity at the construction site identified as
          part of this certification."

     This certification is hereby signed in reference to storm water discharges
     associated with construction activity at the above-referenced project.

           Signature of Person