Why Is Land Surveying Important?

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Land surveying is an essential and important step for any civil engineering project, including freeways, bridges, damns, and similar constructions. It’s mainly necessary in order to establish property lines, note national and state boundaries, chart coastlines, prepare topographical maps, and many other factors that can directly impact a construction project of any size. Mapping the… Read more »

Surveying After the Sonoma County Fire Damage

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When we heard news of the fires affecting Sonoma and Mendocino Counties, as well as several other areas of California, our hearts sank. We know that every other resident in the area can relate. This is our home, and our neighborhoods were not only being devastated by uncontrolled wildfires, they were being devastated at alarming… Read more »

The Importance of the Correct Benchmarks and Datums

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When you’re looking at a map, you should have some idea of where you’re starting and where you want to end up. Take that same concept and apply it to surveying, and you’ll understand why it’s so important to select the right benchmark and datum for a survey job. A “benchmark” isn’t just a slang… Read more »

Choosing the Right Surveyor for the Job

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How do you find a land surveyor? More importantly, how do you find the RIGHT land surveyor for the job? There are a lot of factors to consider when you’re trying to choose the land surveying company to assess your property, or boundary lines, or potential construction sites, or anything else. Every job requires a… Read more »