Category Archives: Mapping and Surveying

Dudek Named Esri Cornerstone Partner Recognizing 20-Year Partnership

Dudek was recognized as a Cornerstone partner at the 2023 Esri Partner Conference, honoring the firm’s dedication to advancing geographic information system (GIS) technology and reaching a notable milestone—20 years of collaboration with Esri. In 2024, Dudek joined the Esri Partner Network Silver program. This program is for companies with an existing Esri business and

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Land Development Portal

The Dudek Mapping and Surveying team specializes in delivering innovative services to a wide variety of land development clients. Our groundbreaking Land Development Portal provides you with instant access to your land surveying data so you can make actionable decisions about your project sooner.

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7 Steps to Efficiently Identify Lead Pipes in Your Water System

Lead is a toxic metal that can cause serious health problems. One of the primary sources of lead exposure is from drinking water that has been contaminated by lead pipes or fittings. Water utilities are responsible for identifying and mapping the locations of lead pipes and service lines as well as communicating this information to

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Why you Absolutely Need a Land Surveyor to Avoid Risk to your Development Project

What is a land surveyor and what do they do? A professional land surveyor is an accredited professional who conducts land surveys to measure and define real property and its boundaries to facilitate construction, engineering, land evaluation, and the sale of real estate. Using a transit instrument to measure distances between points on the earth’s

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ALTA Survey Requirements: Everything you need to know for 2022

What are the current ALTA survey requirements? The Minimum Standard Detail Requirements (ALTA Standards) for American Land Title Association (ALTA)/National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) Land Title Surveys (ALTA survey requirements) were last updated in February of 2021. Often referred to simply as ALTA surveys, these boundary surveys are created according to a set of minimum standards

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UAV-Based Construction Monitoring Delivers Accurate Daily Counts

Dudek’s Mapping and Surveying team leverages more than 20 years of experience providing survey, permitting, and construction monitoring services. In 2019, we worked with First Solar to create a UAV-based construction monitoring and materials counting survey system. Data is collected using UAVs and analyzed with machine learning technology to provide material counts, before being provided

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Faster Natural Disaster Area Mapping with Drones and Powerful Cloud Processing Tech

When a natural disaster strikes, emergency service personnel need to mobilize and deploy support quickly. But before that can happen, they need to understand the extent of the damage on the ground. And to do that, they need eyes in the sky. Dustin Gaessner, Dudek Flight Operations Lead was born and raised on Oahu. He

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Detailed Data Collection Streamlines Project Permitting

Accurate and thorough collection of geographic information system (GIS) datasets is integral to successful project review and permitting. Equally important is submitting datasets with ample detail so they can be easily understood, analyzed, and manipulated by project owners and regulators. Unintelligible data slows permitting Often, regulators receive datasets that make perfect sense to the data

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Web-Based GIS Access Streamlines Wastewater Districts’ Operations

Three small California wastewater districts have streamlined workflow using Dudek’s new online GIS Viewer that provides web-based access to the district’s GIS files. “We can now view, query and manage our infrastructure information far more efficiently,” said Chuck Duffy, who serves as general manager for the Rancho Santa Fe, Whispering Palms and Fairbanks Ranch community

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GIS Models Identify Renewable Energy Sites Suitable for Development

Geographic information system (GIS) technology is a powerful resource for compiling, organizing, and presenting information to help make faster, more informed decisions about site selection and permitting requirements. GIS models can enable the development team to enter numerous queries to sort through thousands of parcels and identify those meeting defined parameters. Key components for effective

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