How do I use the FAQ?

This FAQ will answer any questions you have about erosion control and how Summit Erosion can help you.

What is a BMP?

Best Management Practice.  In regards to erosion control, refers to any material or method to control erosion or sediment.

What is an RECP?

Rolled erosion control product - Refers to materials such as straw blanket used to cover a newly graded slope.

What services do you offer?

Please see our services page.

Can you provide us with labor for things not related to erosion control?

Yes, we employ skilled, motivated people ready to help you in a number of areas.

What are your hours?

Our office hours are 9 to 5, Monday through Friday, but our field personnel are available 24 / 7.

Are materials available to purchase without installation?

Yes, any material we offer for installation is also available for purchase without installation and may be picked up at one of our yards or we will be happy to deliver them to your project.

What areas do you service?

We currently have active jobs from Chino HillsCA to Chula Vista, but are available in most areas of southern California.

What are your prices?

Since prices vary with specific products as well as job size and scope, we ask that you call to discuss pricing which will be tailored to your project.

What is the Industrial General Permit (IGP)?

The new California storm water Industrial General Permit (IGP) contains new requirements and standards for protecting the water quality within the state associated with rain events and discharges coming off industrial classified sites.  It emphasizes increased data collection and technical analysis  of storm water run-off.  Landowners, facility operators and businesses must determine whether they are subject to the General Permit, review the new requirements, compare them against current practices, and consider the measures required to position themselves for compliance.  It goes into effect July 1, 2015.

What is a Qualified Industrial Stormwater Practitioner (QISP)?

A QISP is required when a facility has reached Level 1 or 2 Compliance Status in the Exeedance Response Action (ERA) process during a Qualifying Storm Event (QSE) to assist the facility owner to perform the functions required by the permit at all times.  If a facility is at Baseline Compliance Status a QISP is not required. 

What is a Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)?

A SWPPP is required for all construction and industrial storm water permit holders discharging storm water run-off into Waters of the U.S. during a Qualified Storm Event (QSE) as defined under  the current Construction General Permit (CGP) and/or Industrial General Permit (IGP).