Erosion and Sediment Control
The list of impaired or partially impaired waterbodies in Iowa continues to grow, making stormwater management crucial within the state. This poster will present the early findings from an Iowa DOT funded research project to better understand the performance of current erosion and sediment control (E&SC) practices and further enhance the construction stormwater management program. The development of updated design guidance will equip Iowa DOT designers with guidance on the implementation of innovative E&SC practices. Enhanced practices will protect water quality downstream of construction activities, reduce regulatory compliance issues, and improve overall public perception.