The Ultimate Soil Due Diligence Checklist

For California Developers

We’ve seen contaminated soil derail land development and construction by weeks, months, and even years. From asbestos-filled demolition debris underneath a centuries-old school to random pockets of PCBs deep in the ground, our geologists have learned the importance of planning ahead while still expecting the unexpected.

Land development goes a lot more smoothly when developers and/or landowners are prepared to do their due diligence when it comes to soil. That’s why we’ve put together this checklist (and accompanying guidelines).

The Ultimate Soil Due Diligence Checklist

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This Guide includes information on:

  • What’s involved in soil due diligence/soil characterization
  • What to expect from a soil characterization program
  • What you should look for in hiring a consultant
  • Why projects sometimes hinge on having the right company for soil displacement
  • The importance of a contingency plan and what it should include
  • Common soil contaminants, and when you may need to test for more
  • Who to hire to keep your project on task

Download the Ultimate Soil Due Diligence Checklist 

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