Mathews Soil Consultants, Inc. has conducted thousands of feasibility studies, site evaluations, and inspections in Central Virginia since 1973. Below are a few samples of our process, and what we look for.
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Land Development Process & Services
An aerial photograph of a large, undeveloped parcel.
A soil survey map, prepared by the USDA Soil Conservation Service, is used as a reference map for a soil feasibility study.
A Soil Feasibility Map illustrates drainfield suitability, and a Homesite Planning Map is produced based on detailed site evaluations (both prepared by MSCI).
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Detailed CAD drawings by MSCI are included in all our Reports and Design Packages.
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Onsite Sewage Disposal System Inspections
Onsite Sewage Disposal Systems are installed by MSCI-Preferred Contractors. Systems are inspected and certified by MSCI.
Septic and pump tanks installed and ready for inspection.
Header lines looking uphill from the bottom of the drainfield.
Header line entering the drainfield trench.
Drainfield trench installed on contour.
Drainfield after installation, inspection, and grading.
Dripfield being installed.
Finished alternative site with septic tank and treatment unit.