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How does a septic system work?   A septic system is a type of small-scale sewage treatment system that is common in areas with no connection to main sewage pipes provided by local governments or private corporations. It’s especially prevalent...
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Did you know that TCE owns and operates Vermont Underground Locators to help with a variety of subsurface utility locating tasks?  From locating utility lines in a parking lot, to finding a missing septic tank, or using a pipe inspection...
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Why is this important? In Vermont the seasons change quickly, and if you have a project that involves wetlands it’s important to get that identified before the “official growing season” ends, or the project could face significant delays or not...
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Spring has sprung! The temperatures are rising, we’re starting to see consistent green under our feet, and the Vermont Wetlands Program has released the average start dates for the field season across the State. TCE Environmental is geared up and...
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Why should stormwater ponds be inspected periodically? We get this question frequently.  Much like today’s automobiles, stormwater systems (not just the pond) are expensive! They’re also more complex than ever before and require periodic “tune ups”. Legally an inspection is...
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In the State of Vermont, a septic system can be legally determined as “failed” and in need of replacement if one of two things is occurring: wastewater is backing up into the house, or wastewater is surfacing on the ground....
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TCE is in the running for Vermont Business Magazine’s 2021 Best of Business Award for Best Engineering Firm! We were so honored to receive the Best Engineering Firm award last year, and we’d be simply over the moon to have that title...
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Have you thought about adding on to your Vermont home? Maybe you want to build an addition or accessory apartment, or even just convert an office to a bedroom. If you’re asking yourself, “Do I need a permit to add...
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Many people consider subdividing land, but since permitting in Vermont can be challenging, the prospect of subdividing can be overwhelming.  TCE assists VT landowners with everything from subdividing off a single lot from an existing parcel, to the purchase of...
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Is your property in a Vermont Flood Zone or is someone telling you that it is in one? TCE’s team of expert surveyors can help! At TCE our staff is trained in completing Elevation Surveys necessary to complete FEMA documents...
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