Vegetative Filter System - Operation & Maintenance Checklist.
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Site Status:
Maintenance Item Satisfactory / Unsatisfactory Comments
1. Debris Cleanout (Monthly)
Contributing areas clean of litter and vegetative debris
Inlet and outlets clear
Filtration facility clean
2. Check Dams or Energy Dissipators (Annual, After Major Storms)
No evidence of flow going around structures
No evidence of erosion at downstream toe
3. Vegetation (Monthly)
Mowing done per O&M plan
Minimum mowing depth not exceeded
Undesirable vegetation removed
No evidence of erosion
Fertilized per O&M plan
4. Dewatering (Monthly))
Dewaters between storms within 48 hoursl
5. Sediment Deposition (Annual)
Clean of sediment
Winter accumulation of sand removed each spring
Contributing drainage area stabilized and free of erosion
6. Outlet/Overflow Spillway (Annual)
Good condition, no need for repairs
No evidence of erosion
No evidence of blockage
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