Hydrographic Survey Projects

Hydrographic Surveying Projects Conducted in the San Francisco
Bay Area and California.

Project: Sacramento Emergency Levee Repair
Client: City of Redwood City
Location: Redwood City, CA
Description: Hydrographic surveying for the existing conditions survey of the Redwood Shores Lagoon System. The base map for the dredging is based on the Meridian Surveying Engineering, Inc. pre-design survey from 2005. Dredging Surveys conducted in 2010.

Project: Carmel River Lagoon
Client: RMC Water and Environment
Location: Carmel, CA
Description: A Class-1 bathymetric survey was performed of this environmentally sensitive area utilizing a combination of hydrographic, RTK, robotics and new aerial photography.

Project: Emeryville Marina
Client: Emeryville Marina, LLC
Location: Emeryville, CA
Description: MSE, INC conducted a Class 1 bathymetric pre and post dredge survey of the Marina to help with Marina redesign efforts

Project: County of Marin Paradise Cay Hydrographic Survey
Client: River Construction
Location: Tiburon, CA
Description: MSE, INC conducted a Class 1 bathymetric pre-dredge survey of the Marina to help with Marina redesign efforts and future dredging needs. Hydrographic surveying for the County of Marin Dredging project CSA-29 under supervision of the County Flood Department.

Project: Delta Levee Repair
Client: Siegfried Engineering, July 2008
Description: Description: Delta levee repair project where Meridian worked directly with another land surveying firm to create contours that included both land survey and hydrographic survey data. Both projects required Meridian’s variety of tools, including real-time kinematic GPS, single beam echosounder, robotic total stations, a shallow water aluminum boat, a 17′ riverboat, 4-wheel drive trucks, and more. Hypack and AutoCAD Land Desktop were used for post processing and mapping.

Project: Marina West Basin Maintenance
Client: Vortex Marine Construction, Inc.
Description: Description: Pre and Post Dredge surveying for Vortex Marine Construction, Inc. in support of the dredging operation. Meridian Surveying Engineering, Inc. also assisted in setting up the GPS interface for the machine control on the bucket dredger.

Project: Sausalito Marina
Client: Private owner
Location: Marin County, CA
Description: MSE, INC conducted a Class 1 bathymetric pre-dredge survey of the Marina to help with Marina planning and redesign.

Project: Oyster Point
Client: URS Corporation
Location: San Mateo County, CA
Description: Bathymetric monitoring program established for environmentally sensitive concrete cap with regular monitoring and reporting.

Project: Petaluma River
Client: Black and Veatch
Location: Sonoma County, CA
Description: Class-1 Bathymetric Survey of the Petaluma River integrated into their Surface Water Master Plan.

Project: San Mateo-Hayward Bridge Seismic Retrofit
Client: General Construction Company, Seattle Washington
Location: San Francisco Bay, CA
Description: Class-1 pre-construction bathymetric survey and conditions mapping.

Project: Emergency Delta Levee Repair Hydrographic Survey
Client: URS Corporation, October 2006
Description: This mapping effort was contracted by the URS Corporation for their work with the Department of Water Resources, Emergency Levee Repairs. The project required a quick response time due to the anticipated rainstorms of winter. We successfully completed the project on time.

Project: Hunters Point Pier Demolition, 2011
Client: CKY, Inc (US Navy)
Description: Meridian Surveying Engineering, Inc. provided a signal beam hydrographic survey of all the docking bays at the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard. Also in support of the pier demolition; a magnetometer and a multi-beam survey where provided to insure the safety of the demolition plan. At the end of 2011 the same survey will be conducted to insure the pier are removed and not disposed of in the San Francisco Bay.

Project: PGE Crane Valley Dam 2011
Client: Parsons Engineering
Description: Meridian Surveying Engineering, Inc. provided a signal beam hydrographic survey of the Crane Valley Dam (Bass Lake) for the dam’s safety modifications

Project: Carmel River

Project: Union Valley Reservoir in the High Sierra

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Experienced, Responsive, Professional Land Surveyors Serving California and the San Francisco Bay Area. We are a CA State Certified Small Business Enterprise (SBE) and a City of San Francisco Certified Local Business Enterprise (LBE). Licensed Surveying Engineers. Meridian Survey offers, Commercial Surveys, (Alta, Lending, Finance and Refi Surveying), Drone Surveys, FEMA Elevation Certificates, Hydrographic Surveys and HD 3D Scanning Surveys. Our principal Mr. Gray also often serves as an Expert Witness Surveyor in the San Francisco Bay Area and Marin County. A few of our other specialties include: Settlement Monitoring Surveys (for buildings), SFP Approved Suryeys (SFO Airport) and we are also an SF LBE/SBE Surveying firm.
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Meridian Surveying Engineering, Inc., provides professional surveying, planning and engineering support services to Municipalities, Contractors, Developers, A/E firms, Utilities and homeowners. Since 1982, Meridian and RGA have provided services in strategically located offices in the Cow Hollow area of San Francisco, Central San Rafael & Sacramento Delta / Antioch areas to better serve the San Francisco Bay Area. Meridian has a large array of state of the art equipment and can recommend and provide clients with the ideal tool for any survey project, land air or sea. Meridians services are scalable and we are capable of handling both large and small scale jobs. Our turnaround time for job completion is among the best in the industry. Our staff has extensive experience and a diverse educational background in Surveying Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Geology, Geography, Mathematics and GIS with related specialties. Whether you need to locate a fence in your backyard or need a hydrographic survey or an array of services for a large construction project, Meridian’s services will prove to be both timely and effective.

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We have done extensive work on Schools, Parks, Bridges, Tunnels, Commercial High Rise, Roads, and large scale Utility infrastructure projects. Commercial Surveyors for San Francisco bay area and California

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Residential Surveying

We have done extensive work on Schools, Parks, Bridges, Tunnels, Commercial High Rise, Roads, and large scale Utility infrastructure projects. Commercial Surveyors for San Francisco bay area and California

  • FEMA Elevation Certificates/Flood Certificates
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