July 2020 — Modern Contractor Solutions magazine
Florida, for all its natural beauty, robust economy, and enticing climate—key components in the state drawing more than 300,00 transplants per year—is not without its shortcomings. The development needed to sustain that massive influx frequently meets a challenge in the area’s high water table. Projects which would be fairly straightforward in another location are often forced to bring in or move tremendous volumes of fill onsite. In order to avoid the cost and headache of importing possibly a million or more cubic yards of soil, companies tackling larger Florida projects often create new lakes, using that material elsewhere onsite to raise site elevations and alleviate the high water table issue.
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