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What is a Perc Test? The Perc Test (or Percolation Test) is a method to measure a soils ability to absorb a known volume of water over time. This method was commonly used to evaluate a site’s ability to be suitable for a septic drain field in North Carolina in the early...



At LMG, safety is a core value. Our dedication to safety emphasizes the fundamental respect we have for our employees, clients, the public, and the environment. As such, we kick off each week with a Monday morning safety meeting. We take this time to address potential hazards...


A few weeks ago our topic was “So what exactly is a wetland?” This week we will define some of the terminology commonly associated with wetlands. Aerobic: Occurring in the presence of free oxygen, either as a gas in the atmosphere or dissolved in water. Alkaline:...


A common question to the scientists of LMG is, “So what exactly is a wetland?” Wetlands are wide ranging and can occupy a variety of environments, but some of the more easily recognized wetland types are the coastal salt marsh and a shallow cypress swamp. Similar...