Every day you make countless contacts with the physical world. The town where you live, the water you drink, the air you breathe, the roads you travel, the parks where your children play, the schools where they learn. While most of these everyday encounters are taken for granted, some serious thinking has gone into making each of these better than it used to be. And there's a good chance we had our heads in it.
We are the resource that communities, institutions, and businesses turn to for forward-thinking solutions to their everyday challenges. Efficient wastewater treatment, managed stormwater programs, clean water supplies, integrated electrical and mechanical systems, implemented plans, and preserved historical structures. We are an extension of their operations assisting in the maintenance of their systems, integration of the infrastructure, and development of new structures, additions, and retrofits.
SPOTTLIGHT on GIS
Sinkholes can be dangerous in many ways. They can cause damage to the foundation of a building as well as buried services like water and electrical lines, because they serve as conduits for surficial contaminants to reach groundwater. Knowing the risk of sinkhole formation is key to minimizing possible damages.
Through routine sanitary sewer inspections, sewer systems will amass a library of inspection videos. Cataloging these records for future reference has always been a challenge.
When evaluating a property for development or improvement, the first questions to arise involve the location of mapped floodplains and wetlands. Increased access to online GIS data has made it quick and easy to answer those questions.
A GIS-based infrastructure asset management program can be used to document all MS4 activities, including outfall inspections, basin assessments, public outreach activities, employee training, and BMP installation and maintenance. In addition to functioning as a records management database, the program can be used to generate required compliance reports electronically.
The headquarters of Spotts, Stevens and McCoy at 1047 North Park Road in Wyomissing, is expected to be the new home of the First Presbyterian Church in Reading. The church, founded in 1814, plans to lease space to SSM after purchasing the building from the consulting firm.
Sam Zook, SIT is the third surveyor at SSM to receive certification as a Drone Pilot.
A greenway, open space and trail network connects people to nature, each other, village and town centers, parks, historic sites, and the other resources found in your community.
Let SSM be your personal trainer. Take advantage of our experience to build a strong and healthy community park system.
If your source water protection plan was developed four or more years ago, new tools and technology can improve your plan and make a positive impact on source water protection.