- Grading, Earthwork, Drainage
In civil engineering, grading and drainage design play a crucial role in establishing a level base or a specified slope for various construction projects. This includes foundations, road base courses, landscape improvements, and surface drainage.
- Site Development
- Grading involves site grading, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, access, paving, parking, and utility connections for water, power, and gas.
- Facilities include the installation of drainage systems, lighting, and parking facilities. These essential elements ensure proper functionality, safety, and convenience within the site.
- Soil testing: Performing soil sample testing
- Roads: Creating access roads for maintenance vehicles to access the site
- Landscaping: Landscaping the site for easier and safer use
- Low Impact Development (LID)
LID operates on the following five fundamental principles:
- Conserve natural areas
- Minimize development impacts
- Maintain site runoff rate and control small storms
- Use integrated management practices (control volume and pollutant loads)
- Implement pollution prevention, proper maintenance, and public education programs
Common examples of LID practices include rain gardens, bioretention gardens, bioswales, pervious pavement, green roofs, and rain harvesting. These approaches promote sustainable water management and contribute to a healthier environment.
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- Erosion Control Plan
- Structural measures such as retaining walls and sediment fences
- Vegetative treatments, such as seeding or hydroseeding
- Chemical treatments like polymer additives that reduce surface runoff rates
- Sediment ponds
- Gravel entrances
- Grassed waterways, chute spillways, drop pipe inlets, grade control structures, diversion terraces, and water and sediment control basins (WASCoBs)
Here are some common types of surveys in civil engineering:
- Topographic Survey
- Boundary Survey
- Construction Survey
- Geotechnical Survey
- Hydrographic Survey
- Environmental Survey
- Traffic Survey
- As-Built Survey
- Monitoring Survey
- Aerial Survey