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Is There a Shortage of Land Surveyors?

Many industries are facing a shortage of qualified professionals. Healthcare, skilled trades, IT, and engineering are just a few of the fields that are feeling the pinch in attracting new talent. One of the most overlooked professional shortages is occurring in the field of land surveying. Although the number of land surveyors is expected to…

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What education and skills are needed for flood control engineers

What it Takes to be a Good Flood Control Engineer

Flooding has been a problem for society for thousands of years. The ancient Egyptians often complained about the flood-prone Nile River and used dams and dikes equipped with intake and exit canals for irrigation. Early explorers in North America noted the Mississippi River’s penchant for flooding that would eventually cause damage to agriculture, create massive…

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