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Surveying in Mobile, AL Paves the Way for the Future of Oyster Reefs

November 16, 2016 2:44 am Published by Leave your thoughts

In November 2013, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources – Marine Resources Division declared an initiative designed to help restore the oyster population along the Alabama coastline. More than $3.75M was set aside of the initiative, which set an aggressive goal of 30 percent regrowth in working to help rejuvenate the decimated oyster population of the region. More than 600 acres of shoreline across Mobile Bay, Mississippi Sound, Bon Secour Bay and other estuaries with access to the Gulf of Mexico were targeted for rejuvenation. In total, over the past three years, more than 50,000 cubic yards of... View Article

Why You Should Hire Civil Engineers in Mobile, AL to Fix Residential Drainage Problems

November 10, 2016 12:11 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Many homeowners will call a landscaper when they first run into drainage problems around their property. It’s thought that planting trees and shrubs or constructing a garden wall made of staked cinder blocks will stop water from encroaching on their home. Alternatively, a homeowner might mistake a serious drainage issue for an inadequately performing French drain or underground corrugated pipe system. If you have a persistent water runoff problem, are noticing signs of soil erosion or house flooding has become commonplace, contact a professional to help design an efficient system for your particular situation. Here’s a closer look at why... View Article

Common Drainage Problems That May Require a Call to a Civil Engineer in Mobile, AL

October 27, 2016 12:11 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Nobody wants to discover that they have a drainage problem—especially since structural repairs to property or drainage systems can be costly. The key is to identify potential problems before things get worse. But not all drainage issues are immediately apparent. In fact, many issues occur over time, going unnoticed until a home- or business owner finds himself with costly water damage to deal with. With that in mind, here are some drainage problems you might run into that may require the expertise of a civil engineer in Mobile, AL. House is below a hill A big sign that you may... View Article

Truland Homes in Baldwin County: One of Our Top Partners for Surveying in Mobile, AL

October 15, 2016 4:27 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Truland Homes, a company located in Baldwin County, is one of the premier homebuilders in Alabama and the southeastern United States. Our companies have partnered together for years, and have grown alongside each other in the process. We provide all of their surveying needs in support of their continued growth, as we ourselves grow in our business of surveying in Mobile, AL. The company was founded in 2011 in Spanish Fort, AL by Nathan Cox, who currently operates as the business’ CEO. At the time, Cox felt there was a true need in the region for a homebuilding company founded... View Article

Recent Flooding in Gulf Coast a Reminder of the Importance of Land Surveying in Mobile, AL

October 1, 2016 4:25 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

This has been a difficult year in terms of natural disasters throughout the Gulf Coast region. Many cities and states have been put into disaster mode due to the sheer amount of flooding that’s occurred. In Houston, Texas, for example, many businesses had to be shut down, with entire streets blocked off until the flood waters retreated. All of these floods have been yet another reminder of the importance of land surveying in Mobile, AL, whether you are already a property owner or are interested in purchasing a piece of property. Here are a few steps you can take to... View Article