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Borough, FEMA floodplain map numbers not in sync

By | 2018-04-04T01:46:02-06:00 July 16th, 2018|GIS, Hydrology, Land Survey, Storm Water|

Federal Emergency Management Agency officials have been working on new flood plain maps for Southeast Alaska, with implementation anticipated by early next year. For Ketchikan and other areas, the new maps expand the number of properties considered in a flood-risk area. Those properties will be required to have flood insurance, if they hold a federally

Our legacy of liveable cities won’t last without a visionary response to growth

By | 2018-04-04T00:47:19-06:00 June 4th, 2018|Hydrology, Land Survey|

Australia’s major cities are growing more rapidly than ever before, gaining three million residents in a decade. Concerns about the risks to their long-term livability and health are growing too. Is the consistent placing of Australian cities at the top of most liveable city rankings a reason for complacency? The fastest-growing city, Melbourne, is experiencing

Surveyors tasked on sustainable flood management

By | 2018-04-03T22:45:24-06:00 May 14th, 2018|Engineering, Hydrology, Land Survey, Storm Water|

As memories of the devastating flooding that ravaged towns in Lagos Island, Niger, Akwa Ibom states and other parts of the country in July 2017 are yet to leave the victims, governments at all levels have been tasked on the need to engage the expertise of licensed land surveyors for sustainable flood risk management in