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Purpose of Erosion and Sediment Control Plan

July 11, 2017

Civil engineers and their technical consulting cousins know that soldiers and explorers carved out our world. But they're equally aware of the following truism: engineers built our society. Without those buildings and a supporting infrastructure, we'd still be living in caves. Still, nature will have her way, which is why those same engineers guard their man-made developments by incorporating an erosion and sediment control plan into the overall design…

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Hydraulic Engineering: Wastewater and Stormwater Treatment Systems

June 27, 2017

In an ideal wastewater and stormwater drainage system, a hydraulic load is carried away without issue. In the real world, however, the wastewater contains a pollutant load. As defined in the DCP(2012) guidelines, there are development control plans that manage liquid wastes. They document what it takes to regulate the contaminant loads…

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Why Should You Hire an Engineering Consultant for Various Engineering Projects?

June 14, 2017

The role of a highly qualified engineering consultant is to utilise an expansive set of developmental skills to plan buildable project solutions. Granted, the required degree of technical expertise has to adopt a wide-spectrum design perspective so that every stage of that project is properly addressed by these expert engineering services, but where does this developmental acuity start and end? Are there limits? Or is this a cradle to the grave enterprise…

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Stormwater Extensions and Retention Systems

May 24, 2017

Stormwater Extensions and Retention Systems supplement existing floodwater handling facilities. The primary line of defence, the engineered channels and drainage pipes, manage heavy seasonal downpours as designed, but the lay of the land can counter this topological mechanism, perhaps even to the point that an overflow is near certain. The goal of an extension system is to provide volumetric overhead.

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Flood Routing: Definition, Purposes and Importance

May 10, 2017

The object of this composition is to build a flood routing definition that's comprehensible. Technical terms will likely pop up occasionally, but the basic concepts should be presented in a legible manner so that anyone can understand the engineering principles. Equations and technical jargon aside, the goal of this engineering study is to ensure an adequate flood protection strategy is in place.

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Canals and Revetment Works: What Makes This an Important Engineering Project?

April 28, 2017

In olden days, before railways existed, long canals carried merchandise from small ports. Unfortunately, the slow-moving barges took days to carry their loads to faraway distribution warehouses. Today's canals are tasked with a different but no less important role.

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Bioretention Systems: What are they?

April 11, 2017

Many definitions of civil engineering work exist. Principally, this is a diverse discipline, a means of using the tools we have at hand to improve societal enclaves. We design and build amazing structures to accommodate these infrastructural alterations.

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Structural Engineering and Construction Support to Owner Builders

March 29, 2017

Owner builders are keen-witted types. Indeed, we see them purchasing, improving, and reselling their properties so that they can turn a profit. Still, this mentality only gains momentum when a small housing project requires remodelling.

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Retro Fitting and Engineering Planning of Flood Prone Areas: FTS Goes Above and Beyond

March 22, 2017

Flood prone areas make the news all the time. After a flood, despondent families are seen gazing at their damaged homes and water-soaked belongings. The muddy water is also a health risk. It mixes with sewage, which then creates a bacteria-infused muck.

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Urban Stormwater Management and Guide to Sustainable Drainage Design

February 23, 2017

An inverse relationship often acts as a system beneficial mechanism. In nature, negative feedback is found in the carbon cycle and in plant photosynthesis. Sometimes, though, such relationships can harm the systems they're regulating.

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Essential Tips on How to Choose the Best Structural and Civil Engineering Contractor for Your Project

February 8, 2017

How does a busy client choose the best structural and civil engineering contractor? Every project is different, so the ideal match has to have experience, right? That seasoned expertise solves design puzzles, corrects architectural headaches, and makes short work of theoretical posers before they become hard-as-concrete mechanical hazards.

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