Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

“Good fences make good neighbors.” We have all heard this saying or something very similar. As someone working in the surveying profession, I have heard it many times. Often, the saying is spot on as long as the fence is installed after a boundary survey...
This Unanimous Declaration

This Unanimous Declaration

This year, our country is celebrating its 245th birthday; and most people will commemorate the occasion with barbecues, fireworks, back-yard parties, or a trip to the beach. We, however, would like us to take a moment to reflect on what a remarkable document the...
Land Surveying is a Great Profession

Land Surveying is a Great Profession

Land Surveying is a great profession. Why don’t young people know about it? If you talk to any Land Surveyor, they will share with you what it is like to be part of a great profession. A profession that provides vast variety, the opportunity to work outdoors and...
Penn Hills Construction Stakeout

Penn Hills Construction Stakeout

Howell Kline Surveying has kicked our stakeout services into high gear. A Construction Stakeout is a layout of alignment and grades for the construction of roads, curbs, storm sewers, sanitary sewers, waterlines, stormwater management facilities, buildings, pipelines,...
Datum of 2022

Datum of 2022

Everyone loves progress, but nobody likes change. However, change can be good, and for the society of land surveyors, 2022 brings some well-needed changes. In 2022, the U.S. National Geodetic Survey (NGS) is set to modernize the National Spatial Reference System...
Completing the Dam Surveys

Completing the Dam Surveys

Recently, Howell Kline Surveying, LLC partnered with O’Brien & Gere Engineers, Inc. to perform topographic surveys of two USGS Gaging Station Dams in the creeks that feed the Green Lane Reservoir in Montgomery County, PA. AQUA Pennsylvania, Inc. (AQUA) owns the...