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January 13, 2019

Ensuring Water Supply for Future of SE North Carolina

If a restaurant manager learns that her customers’ demand for drinks is going to nearly triple in the next 40 or so days, she immediately starts […]
December 11, 2018
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Responding to Hurricane Florence: How Clients Dealt with a 1,000-Year Flood

As far as hurricanes go, Florence wasn’t spectacular. Those of us who live along the coast have survived storms with much fiercer winds and more ferocious […]
August 8, 2018
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Fusible PVC® pipe used for HDD crossing of the Halifax River

An estimated 71,300 people live over 90 square miles in Daytona Beach, located in eastern Volusia County, Florida. All of the sanitary sewer flow from the […]
June 22, 2018
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Certified UAS Pilots Create Buzz at McKim & Creed

McKim & Creed’s 13 UAS (drone) pilots are as busy as bees. In just four years, they have completed 1,000+ flights, and have logged more than […]
June 20, 2018
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Raising High-Voltage Transmission Lines to Accommodate 151-ft-tall Cranes

On March 29, 2018, two massive neo-Panamax cranes made their way up the Cape Fear River. They were concluding a two-month-long journey from China to the […]
May 31, 2018
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How to Choose the Right Geomatics Tool for the Right Job

Geomatics technologies evolve at lightning speed. Every few months it seems there is a newer, better, faster tool for collecting data. For topographic surveys, for example, […]
April 27, 2018
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Multibeam Helps Solve Crime: The Rest of the Story

Who knew surveyors could also be crimebusters? In 2016, while testing our new R2 Sonic Multibeam System, McKim & Creed inadvertently helped police solve a crime. […]
February 2, 2018

FES JOURNAL: The Future of Water Supply and Implications of Energy Demands

Energy and water are inextricably linked. In the most basic of terms, water is essential for fossil fuel and nuclear power production facilities, while energy is […]
November 18, 2017

Farming Sunlight

North Carolina has long been known for farming tobacco, soybeans, cotton and corn. But now, the state is gaining a reputation for farming sunlight. North Carolina […]