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SB9 Surveying & Engineering Services

SB9, the California Housing Opportunity and More Efficiency (“HOME”) Act, facilitates the process for homeowners to subdivide their current residential lot or build a duplex. This bill signed by Governor Newsom on 9/16/2021 and effective 1/01/2022, mandates all cities and

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President's Message

Turning the Page

January, 2022: U&R has adjusted during the pandemic of the past two years to accommodate the needs of clients and employees. We have provided flexibility and developed new and more efficient ways of working. Zoom meetings and Team meetings are

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Volunteer Work

U&R Civil Engineers Participate in Viva CalleSJ 2021

San Jose, CA – On September 19, 2021 Underwood & Rosenblum, Inc. Civil Engineers and Land Surveyors (U&R) will volunteer to “Adopt an Intersection” in the Viva CalleSJ “Open Streets” community event. U&R will be stationed at the intersection of

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Second Harvest Food Bank Fundraiser
Volunteer Work

Second Harvest Food Bank Fundraiser Update

During the month of December 2020, the employees, friends, and families of Underwood & Rosenblum, Inc. donated over $10,000 to Second Harvest Food Bank (SHFB). Underwood & Rosenblum, Inc. then matched these donations, bringing them to over $20,000. The SHFB

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New GPS Technology Being Created in U&R’s Backyard
Technology

New GPS Technology Being Created in U&R’s Backyard

The same GPS (Global Positioning System) satellites used to place your car’s position on a road map can be used by land surveyors to accurately plot survey points. But to obtain the sub-centimeter precision required for land surveys, the equipment

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U&R Volunteers Help Add New U.S. National Parklands
Volunteer Work

U&R Volunteers Help Add New U.S. National Parklands

After 15 years of doing volunteer projects for California State Parks, we elected this year to provide pro-bono services to the Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST). POST has been instrumental in preserving over 77,000 acres of open space in San

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Water Conservation Design is Awarded State DROPS Grant
Innovation

Water Conservation Design is Awarded State DROPS Grant

U&R worked tirelessly with Artik Art and Architecture to convert the former Southern Lumber site in San Jose into a bright new school campus for Downtown College Prep Charter Schools. This included designing some very innovative stormwater conservation features. The

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