[email protected]_Buffalo provide vital surveys for #USA ports, waterways
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District Survey Team, responding to a temporary need for experienced surveyors, conducted project condition surveys for the Alaska District in June on the Aurora and Harris harbors in Juneau and the North Harbor in Petersburg. The Buffalo District Survey Team has provided similar survey services assistance to several other districts in numerous states over the last four years, including Florida, Kentucky, Missouri, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia. Project condition surveys, also known as PCS, are periodic assessments of federal navigation channels and projects that are vital for channel clearance assessments. These surveys are primarily used to determine if project conditions -- for example, shoaling, which is the buildup of sand, silt, and soil on the bottom of a body of water over time -- have changed enough to...