Sediment & Erosion Control

Sediment & Erosion Control

Effective erosion controls handle surface runoff and are important techniques in preventing water pollution, soil loss, wildlife habitat loss and human property loss.

Sediment and Erosion Control often involves the creation of a physical barrier, such as vegetation or rock, to absorb some of the energy of the wind or water that is causing the erosion. They also involve building and maintaining. On construction sites they are often implemented in conjunction with sediment controls such as sediment basins and silt fences. We can layout the proper design and layout to control every aspect of your problem.

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Drainage Problem Resolutions

With all the rain fall the tri-state area gets, drainage problems can be a major issue for your property. Ineffective drainage can create breeding grounds for mosquitoes and other dangerous insects, erode your landscaping, and even potentially damage your home. Lane S. Bishop & Associates are certified in Erosion Control and can help determine the best solution to your problem.

EPD Stream Buffer Variances

According to the GA E&SC Act of 1975, “State Waters” includes any and all rivers, streams, creeks, branches, lakes, reservoirs, ponds, drainage systems, springs, wells, and other bodies of surface or subsurface water, natural or artificial, lying within or forming a part of the boundaries of the State, which are not entirely confined and retained completely upon the property of a single individual, partnership, or corporation.


Local, State & Federal Permitting

Each state, federal and local agency has their own set of rules and regulations to follow. But our job here at Lane S. Bishop & Associates, is to make sure you are compliant with all regulations and rules from the local level all the way to the National level. NPDES (National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System) whether its residential, commercial, private utility companies or government work.

Environmental Surveys

Lane S. Bishop & Associates have been retained on a regular basis to review the work of other surveyors, both preemptively to avoid future issues, and prospectively to enforce national, state and local regulations. We have often reviewed field staking data and procedures by other surveyors to ensure compliance with all laws. We have been called upon to prepare expert reports of their review, and provide expert witness testimony. These services have been provided to state government agencies, county and local government entities, private and government attorneys, and private individuals.

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