Relative cost and effectiveness for common construction BMPs. Source: Kentucky Division of Water.
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|Limiting disturbed areas through phasing||Low||High|
|Protected disturbed areas through mulching and revegetation||Low to moderate||Moderate to high|
|Installing diversion around disturbed areas||Moderate||Moderate|
|Sediment removal through detention of all site drainage||Moderate to high||Low to moderate|
|Other structural controls to treat sediment-laden flow||High||Low|