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Our Water Use Permitting Strengths Run Deep

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Most water withdrawals (surface and groundwater) within the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) require a water use permit, unless serving single family residences exclusively. The Johnson Engineering Water Resources team has assisted clients with over 500 water use permit applications during the past 10 years. We have successfully permitted a wide array of projects, […]

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Peace of Mind Through Environmental Due Diligence

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Johnson Engineering has over 20 years of experience providing environmental due diligence services in the form of Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs). The purpose of these services is to identify and quantify the presence and nature of any hazardous material contamination (e.g. pesticides, heavy metals) or petroleum, that may affect a […]

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Johnson Engineering Celebrates 70 Years in Business

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

Shaping Florida Communities – Throughout the last 70 years, Johnson Engineering has worked with some great clients and been a part of countless projects that have helped to shape the face of our communities. Our team has spent seven decades adapting to an ever-changing industry. As regulations were imposed, technology advanced, and the population surged, […]

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Helms Road Extension – The New Road Through A Grove

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Not all impressive projects are reserved for private developers or large municipalities. The Helms Road Extension project, breaking ground this fall in Hendry County, is a prime example of how cooperation and innovation can bring big improvements to a small community.    LaBelle is a small city on the west side of Hendry County. Since its […]

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Waters of the United States

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Is the property you own an upland or a wetland. If it is a wetland, is it regulated. These may seem like simple questions to answer. The fewer types of land covers there are, it seems the more challenging the categorization is in the field. With only two major types, a lot of work must […]

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Macroinvertebrates of Canals, Streams, and Wetlands of Southwest Florida

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Aquatic macroinvertebrates are a diverse group of organisms that form important trophic linkages to higher level consumers like fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and small mammals, including many listed species. In a typical Florida wetland you may find several classes of aquatic animals including bivalves, crustaceans, insects, gastropods, worms, and even sponges. Aquatic invertebrates have a […]

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Florida Grades and Standards for Nursery Plants 2015

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

At this year’s Florida Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (FLASLA) annual conference in Orlando, one issue in particular created quite the buzz. After 17 years, The Florida Grades and Standards for Nursery Plants, or simply “Grades and Standards,” has been updated by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The update […]

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Using GIS-Modeling to Address a State Wetland Mitigation Banking Policy

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Wetland mitigation banks can provide a solution for offsetting unavoidable wetland impacts from transportation projects and developments. However, the use of mitigation bank credits is regulated by both the State of Florida and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Being able to meet regulatory requirements can mean more competitive pricing for credit buyers, and the […]

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Key Marco CDD Promoting Efficient Use of Water

Monday, June 29th, 2015

With the dry season over, Key Marco Community Development District (CDD) is reaping the benefits of a new pump station that captures normally wasted potable water, pumping it back to their lined irrigation pond for future irrigation use. The seasonal lifestyle has the demand for potable water at Key Marco CDD low, at times causing […]

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WETPLAN – Watershed Education Training – Ponds, Lakes And Neighborhoods

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Most Southwest Florida residents who live on a lake or pond may not realize that their waterfront views are actually stormwater detention ponds built for runoff attenuation and treatment to improve water quality before discharging into the Gulf of Mexico. These ponds were actually carved out to supply soil for the foundation of the development, […]

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