The Sediment Task Force has published it’s its Economic Cost of Erosion and Sediment Loss from Construction Sites report and summary report. This report compiles current data and case studies illustrating the economic costs of erosion and sediment loss during urban development. Examples of costs expended on sediment management by governments in WA are up to $1,663,400 annually. This report also outlines economic benefits of implementing best practice erosion and sediment controls, and likely costs to the land development and building industry. Ten recommendations are offered, the most important being that the sustained and consistent erosion and sediment control compliance and enforcement activities result in high levels of effective onsite erosion and sediment control performance.