Glossary

From our client:

The Haaland Group came in and saved the project over $1 million and untold months of planning and approval time. Without their solution, this whole project might have failed.

- Wayne Hill, Project Manager
Black Mountain Ranch, San Diego, CA

Common Services
Services offered by management contractors to public works contractors based on identical conditions, such as hoisting, welfare buildings, and temporary roads.

Biological Process
A waste treatment solution involving the breakdown of complex organic substances into simplex, nonpoisonous, and more stable materials by bacteria and other microorganisms.

Activated-Sludge Effluent
The liquified state of the activated-sludge management solution, further processed through oxidation or chlorination.

Land Accretion
Also referred to as land reclamation, land accretion involves acquiring land in a typically wet environment, such as property located near a large body of water, through the process of planting maritime shrubbery to encourage silt deposition, or through the process of discarding dredged materials in that particular location.