Services Offered

Septic Site Evaluations

Site specific evaluations for determination of septic system type and size; including soil profile descriptions of the existing soils, existing site conditions, and proposed improvements. Site recommendations and assistance in design can also be provided.

Soil Maps

Detailed mapping of existing soils, identifying USDA soil types with slope and erosion classes, or category maps (natural resource assessment) identifying specific soil characteristics for any map scale desired.

Wetland Studies

Identification and delineation of land areas for jurisdictional wetland determinations by the US Army Corps of Engineers, permit application filing or assistance, mitigation planning, and monitoring of mitigated areas.

Pond Site Evaluations

Gaines Soil Consulting (GSC) can assist in determining the suitability for pond site placement.

Seasonal High Groundwater Determinations

GSC can determine the level of seasonal ground saturation for livestock lagoon placement or building site assesments.


Our individual soil evaluation reports will include soils and site information, loading rates of soil layers, site sketch, and recommendations if requested. Individual home-site reports are generally completed and in the mail within the following two business days. Copies may be faxed or emailed.

Larger projects require up to two weeks after the field work is completed.

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