Lea & Braze Engineering is Out in the Wet Weather Fixing Problems
The Situation: Damage from the Stormy, Severe Weather
It’s been raining – A LOT. Properties and roadways are falling into raging creeks. Trees collapse onto streets and homes. Homes and basements are flooded. Water intrusion and erosion issues with land washed away in gullies and rills. The severe storms are wreaking havoc in California.
The San Francisco Bay Area in particular, has seen its wettest winter in years which means floods, slides and drainage issues – and that is where Lea & Braze Engineering comes in. Lea & Braze Engineering has been out in the stormy weather coming up with drainage solutions, implementing emergency measures and designing permanent improvements to prevent future damage.
Collapsed culvert threatening a residential home.
The Solution: Emergency Measures and Permanent Fixes
As good stewards of the community, Lea & Braze Engineering finds solutions and implements emergency measures such as retaining walls, creek stabilization and correcting drainage issues caused by the storms. Lea & Braze Engineering works hand-in-hand with contractors, biologists, geotechnical engineers to fix and remediate the damage caused by these severe storms.
Once the rain stops, Lea & Braze Engineering will provide property owners with permanent, long term solutions and designs to prevent major damage in the future.
“With rain so severe, if a property has a poorly designed drainage system, issues will always show up. A quality design at the beginning is crucial and hiring the right firm gives peace of mind during periods of extreme rain and storms.”
– Jim Toby, PE, PLS, Principal and Civil Engineer
The Outcome: Peace of Mind
Prevention is key. Lea & Braze Engineering will work on solutions and designs such as advanced drainage plans. This will provide peace of mind to the property owner. With more than 40 years of experience, Lea & Braze Engineering has extensive knowledge in finding fast, permanent solutions to weather related issues and design systems that will help prevent damage during times of extreme weather.
“With rain so severe, if a property has a poorly designed drainage system, issues will always show up,” says Jim Toby, PE, PLS, Principal and Civil Engineer. “A quality design at the beginning is crucial and hiring the right firm with extensive experience will help prevent major drainage issues.”