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Common Ground Areas

Encroachment is a term often used in the world of land surveying. What exactly does it mean? Essentially, encroachment is surpassing property boundary lines and encroaching on someone else’s property without permission. Oftentimes encroachment is an issue in subdivision and HOA communities where common ground areas exist.  Common ground areas are those existing in neighborhoods …

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Everything to Know About Becoming A Civil Engineer

Are you considering a career in civil engineering? If you are looking for something that is a long-term career, requires a very specific skillset, and is future-proof then civil engineering could be the right job for you! Civil Engineering Civil engineering is an arm of engineering that focuses on the maintenance, construction, and design of …

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How Surveyors and Engineers Work Together

During a construction project you may often see both a surveyor and engineer present. While they have two separate jobs, they work very closely together when it comes to construction. However, it might be difficult to delineate their differing responsibilities if you’re not schooled in surveying or engineering. Surveyors: In previous blog posts we have …

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Myths About Land Surveying

Land surveying is the technique, profession, and science of accurately determining the terrestrial or three-dimensional position of points and the distances and angles between them. These points on the surface of the Earth are used to establish land maps and boundaries for ownerships, locations or other governmentally required or civil law purposes. This field is complex and can be difficult to understand, and therefore there are several myths about land surveying that exist.