Debunking the Most Common Myths About Property Surveys in Muscogee County, GA

December 20, 2017 Published by Leave your thoughts

Land surveying is a somewhat difficult business that requires a lot of training and education to excel at. Given the fact that there are few people out there with land surveying experience, and that land surveying is a necessary part of modern life, especially if you want to buy or sell property, there is an abundance of myths out there about the surveying process that simply are not true. Here are some of the most common myths about our industry, and about property surveys in Muscogee County, GA in particular. Myth 1: If you can find your survey stakes, you... View Article

Civil Engineers Pave the Way

November 17, 2017 Published by Leave your thoughts

Engineering is defined by Webster Dictionary as “the art or science of making practical application of the knowledge of pure sciences, as physics or chemistry, as in the construction of engines, bridges, buildings, mines, ships and chemical plants”. I like to simplify by saying “engineers solve problems using math and science”. Civil engineers create, improve and protect the environment as well as plan, design and oversee construction and maintenance of infrastructure, such as roads, railways, airports, bridges, dams, power plants, and water and sewerage systems. Civil engineers generally fall into two types: consulting engineers and contracting engineers. Consultants are responsible... View Article

Moon Meeks and our SAMSOG Connection

October 30, 2017 Published by Leave your thoughts

SAMSOG (The Surveying and Mapping Society of Georgia) traces its beginning to1947, when the Georgia Institute of Technology sponsored the Georgia civil engineers’ seminar. At that time the civil engineers invited the surveyors to the seminar as their guests. Over the years the organization has worked with the legislature to pass numerous bills and in doing so has advanced the surveying profession. SAMSOG’s educational participation and contributions have been many. About twenty years ago SAMSOG developed a surveyor’s handbook. The six chapters were: State Statutes and Regulation, SAMSOG and ACSM Regulations, Standards, Legal Aspects of Surveying, Field and Office Guidelines,... View Article