How to Implement a Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)

Posted by Hogan Land Services on Oct 15, 2018 4:27:45 PM

How to Implement a SWPPP

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Topics: stormwater management, stormwater pollution prevention plan, SWPPP, California

Land Survey Accuracy

Posted by Hogan Land Services on Sep 28, 2018 2:17:40 PM

A lot of research and work goes into making sure that a land survey is accurate. Land surveyors have to take the time to locate property boundaries, accurately mark features on the land (including structures, trees, roads, and more), and make sure everything is scaled correctly on the final land survey map. Perhaps the biggest challenge of preparing an accurate land survey, though, is mapping out the topography of the terrain. Since land surveys are sketched two-dimensionally on paper, land surveyors need a way to show variations in elevation. The answer is contour lines, which are a vital part of any topographic land survey.

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How to Use a Topographic Survey for Vineyard Design

Posted by Hogan Land Services on Sep 19, 2018 4:55:51 PM

Planning a vineyard is about more than planting wine grapes and hoping they grow. On the contrary, many different considerations go into planning a vineyard—from planning for sun and wind exposure to considering different types of topography, all the way to preparing the soil and figuring out your irrigation strategy. There is a reason that there are businesses out there making all or most of their money just by doing vineyard designs for different businesses and individuals.

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Everything You Need to Know About Aerial Surveying and Drone Surveying

Posted by Hogan Land Services on Sep 12, 2018 8:00:00 AM

If you have considered getting a topographical survey done for your property, you have probably noticed that some land surveyors have implemented drone photography as part of their services. In the past few years, drones have become vital tools for the topographic surveying process. There are several reasons for this rise of prominence, ranging from convenience to safety and accuracy. Below, we strive to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about drone photography and its use in topographic surveying—including issues of legality, customer benefits, and more.

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Topics: land surveying

Erosion and Sediment Control Methods

Posted by Hogan Land Services on Aug 22, 2018 11:30:00 AM

Erosion and sediment control is an important component ofconstruction or development projects—so important that these strategies are incorporated into project site plans. Erosion control can prevent runoff, landslides, contamination of nearby rivers and streams, and other problems.

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Your Septic System Design Questions Answered

Posted by Hogan Land Services on Aug 15, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Septic system design is one of the many services that our Civil Engineering team at Hogan Land Services is qualified to provide. Projects that involve septic design, testing and evaluation, permitting assistance provided by Hogan Land Services. Below, we have answered some of the frequently asked questions about septic system design.

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Topics: septic services

The Design Process for Sewage Disposal Systems

Posted by Hogan Land Services on Aug 6, 2018 10:00:00 AM

At Hogan Land Services, we help homeowners and business owners manage their wastewater disposal needs by offering planning and design services for septic systems. Our systems are safe and compliant with relevant regulations, and we can handle projects for a range of different clients, from residential homeowners to commercial businesses, all the way to vineyards. This article will offer a brief look at what you can expect from the sewage disposal design process with Hogan Land Services.

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What You Should Know About Sewer System Design and Sanitary Sewer Design Guidelines

Posted by Hogan Land Services on Jul 24, 2018 9:40:01 AM
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Topics: septic system design

The Importance of Erosion Control

Posted by Hogan Land Services on Jun 7, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Erosion control is an essential facet phase of job site preparation for building and development projects. Every design plan should incorporate the best management practices and sediment control devices for erosion control purposes. Why is erosion control so important? What essential function does it serve and why is it such a crucial component of projects here at Hogan Land Services? This article will seek to answer those these questions and others.

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Structural Design for Commercial Buildings: What You Need to Know about Building Permits

Posted by Hogan Land Services on May 10, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Your company has recently purchased a new plot of land for an office park or a business headquarters, and you are preparing to break ground on the project. Before you get started, though, it’s important to understand what your obligations are under the State’s building permit requirements. By the California Building Standards Code, it is illegal for any structure to be “erected, constructed, enlarged, altered, repaired, moved, improved, removed, converted, or demolished” without a building permit.

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