Environmental Compliance

Environmental Compliance projects across the state of North Carolina include the preparation of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) 404 Permitting, North Carolina Division of Water Quality (DWQ) 401 Water Quality Certifications, NCDENR Land Quality Erosion & Sediment Control Permitting, and various other State, County and Local permit applications and the necessary coordination with regulatory agencies.

Kernersville Pump Station Stream Restoration

S&EC prepared design plans for the restoration of approximately 120 linear feet of Piedmont stream and its associated riparian buffer along an unnamed tributary to Smith Creek in Kernersville, NC.  The project, situated adjacent to an existing sanitary sewer easement and pump station proposes the removal of an existing on-line sediment basin and riser structure which has fallen …

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Catawba Falls Stream & Wetland Restoration

S&EC prepared restoration design plans for approximately 1,000 linear feet of mountain stream and approximately 3 acres of wetlands that were inadvertently impacted as a result of development activities within an 1,800 acre residential property near Black Mountain, in McDowell County, NC.  The project scope included evaluation of existing impaired/impacted site conditions, the development of …

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Franklin County Hub Road Extension

S&EC performed hydraulic analyses for a proposed crossing within the Franklin County Industrial Park to determine water surface profiles for various design storms for the proposed Hub Road Extension.  Working directly for the Kerr-Tar Regional Economic Development Corporaiton, S&EC’s project scope included the development of representative U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) HEC-RAS (River Analysis System) models to …

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Mount Vernon Springs Stream & Wetland Restoration

S&EC was responsible for the restoration design plans for restoration of approximately 5,000 linear feet of piedmont stream and its associated riparian buffer.  The project also included the restoration and creation of a combined total of approximately 14.5 acres of riverine wetlands.  Services also included evaluation of existing impaired/impacted site conditions, the development of construction …

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Beaver Creek / Evans Road Extension

S&EC performed hydraulic analyses for a stream crossing at the proposed Apex Town Park to determine water surface profiles for various design storms for a planned community park service road within the Town of Apex, North Carolina.  S&EC’s project scope included the conversion of available hard-copy HEC-2 (Water Surface Profiles) models into U.S. Army Corps of …

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West Point at 751 Development

S&EC worked with the developer by providing all wetland and stream evaluations, permitting phases, listed species surveys, suitable habitat assessments, public meeting representation and coordination with local, Federal and State agencies. The Westpoint at 751 site (+/-17 acres) involved surveys for Regionally Rare Species along the ridge and floodplain of the New Hope Creek Sub-impoundment, …

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Gammon Lake Dam Repair

S&EC prepared design recommendations for the repair and reconstruction of the spillway system, the embankment, and various appurtenances for Gammon Lake Dam in Edgecombe County, NC.  This small-size, low-hazard, earthen dam approximately 475 feet long and roughly 20 feet in height had fallen into disrepair and was in need of an overhaul. Our engineers evaluated a variety of spillway …

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