SDE La Jolla Cove Survey

Land Surveying Problem Solving at it’s finest for America’s Finest City

SDE was contacted to assist in a critical emergency project identified by the City of San Diego in August 2019. The city undertook the $3.2 million emergency project in August to reinforce a section of Coast Boulevard above a sea cave known as Koch’s Cave that was collapsing. SDE was tasked to provide land surveying…

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SDE Wins “2020 SBA Minority Small Business Champion of the Year Award”

Big applause to President Annie Aguilar for promoting Minority Small Businesses to win the 2020 Small Business Administration Award. The North San Diego SBDC nominated Ms. Aguilar for the “Minority Small Business Champion of the Year Award”, see the submitted letter below. SDE has worked with the SBDC almost a decade ago when SDE began…

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Land Planning Infraworks 3-D Model

Importance of Visual Aids Amidst COVID-19

Visual aides are a cornerstone of the land development industry. In most cases, visual aids and conceptual imagery are what members of the land development industry utilize to convey an image of a proposed development to our clients or decision-making governing bodies. From watercolor painted conceptual renderings to full scale models, visual aids can be…

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Stormwater Feasibiltiy: What you need to know

Ever wondered what factors determine stormwater-related tasks on engineering design contracts?   A subset of the engineering services which SDE offers is in the field of stormwater including hydrology & hydraulics and treatment of development runoff.  Nowadays, a comprehensive work experience in this field is vital for almost all projects.  SDE has sustained this working knowledge…

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Amidst the media and notifications of cancelled group reunions, we stay informed of the latest developments and guidelines provided by Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). We must be mindful that knowledge is power and fear is debilitating.  As things are progressing with COVID-19 worldwide, let us stick together in our community and…

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SDE is honored to be selected to be the civil engineer for the newest site for another Kiddie Academy facility,  The new site is challenging due to the location of the riparian corridor, floodway and floodplain location.  The proposed development will be in the 100-year floodplain along side the existing right-of-way.  We are looking forward…

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County of San Diego Streamlines the Approval Process!

County of San Diego Board of Supervisors vote to streamline the approval process for Discretionary Projects.  See the link below for the 2/12/2020 BOS meeting, Agenda Item 6. President Annie Aguilar speaks around the 35th minute in favor of planning staff’s recommendations. It was passed unanimously. Click here to watch the county’s meeting.

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CFO of San Dieguito Engineering, Patricia Urquiza, Named as a Finalist of the San Diego Business Journal 2019 CFO of the Year

Patricia Urquiza was named a finalist for San Diego Business Journal ’s 2019 CFO of the Year Awards. All finalists were featured in San Diego Business Journal March 11, 2019 issue, Page 25. The CFO of the Year…

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A Systematic Approach to Reducing Risk…Annie Aguilar Authors a San Diego Perspective on SUE

“Although Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) has been around for over 30 years, it has really become more prevalent in the past 10 years. SUE has been gaining traction nationally, more specifically in the San Diego County region. It is an engineering practice that…

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Regional housing population results

Housing the next One Million

As many of us encounter on a daily basis, our county is bursting at the seems. In addition to the three million people residing in San Diego County, we support an additional 36 million people per year. Reference the image below, courtesy of SANDAG.   With such high demand on space, how do we help our…

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