When it comes to flooding, virtually everyone is at risk. Floods are the number one natural disaster in the US. Flood maps are informative tools which can help home owners to guard themselves against the devastating effects of flooding. According to information posted on the official site, in an effort to help, the County of San Diego Mapping program has Flood Plain Mapped 148.7 miles of rivers and streams.
The most known causes of land flooding include:
Consult the flood maps of San Diego County to learn more about the risk your house, property or business is exposed to, and about flood insurance options. Depending on location, an area can be categorized as:
If your retaining wall contains a concrete slab and it needs to be higher than 3 feet, the enormous load that it needs to contain asks for well thought-out drainage. Among the most common causes of retaining wall failure, poor drainage leads to saturated soil, frost heaving and concrete cracks. To assure adequate drainage, San Diego professionals study the land specificities and then build the retaining walls using landscape fabric, backfill, and perforated pipes. Contact us for more information.
Although landslide is a natural, geological phenomenon involving land movement it can be truly devastating when it occurs on someone's property. It can occur in offshore, coastal and onshore environments when there is a specific sub-surface cond... read more