Land Development All new divisions and improvements of real property must be done in accordance with local regulations.
Foundation Plans All new construction of residential homes and commercial structures are required by local Building Officials to have an engineered foundation plan.
Water Resources Engineering is the development, management, and protection of water rights in order to maximize value and beneficial use.
Roadway Improvement Plans are required for new streets, roads, or upgrades to existing roads or streets. These may include frontage improvements such as curb, gutter and sidewalk, and pavement design for both public and private developments. All new improvements must comply with the requirements of the local agencies. One must consider the Americans With Disabilities Act for all new improvements. Plan and Profile drawings are usually required.
Grading Plans are developed to allow re-shaping of the ground to accommodate new developments. Many factors must be considered such as soil types, the balance of cut and fill volumes, transitions to existing conditions, drainage design, and prevention of future erosion.
Drainage Studies & Plans Drainage studies are performed to estimate the quantity of runoff with regard to rainfall intensities and site characteristics. Disposal and treatment of storm runoff on-site is a common requirement. This may include the design of pipelines, detention basins, or percolation areas to mitigate the detrimental effects of uncontrolled drainage.
Utility Systems include sanitary sewers, on-site wastewater treatment (septic) systems, water supply, water storage, and water distribution systems. The hydraulic capacity of these systems must meet the requirements of present and future developments. Water systems must be designed to provide fire protection as required by the local agencies. Sewer lift stations are sometimes required where gravity discharge is not possible.
Storm Water Management Plan (SWMP) is required for grading work on sites one acre or larger. We possess the specific knowledge to develop and implement Storm Water Management Plans.
Construction Management includes the processes of obtaining competitive bids for construction, construction cost control, and observation to attain compliance with the plans and specifications.