about-fceFCE opened its office in Santa Cruz, California in 1994 and has become a well established firm highly regarded in the fields of Low Impact Development (LID), civil site design and engineering, decentralized water and wastewater engineering, and ecological and restoration engineering.

Our senior staff has extensive project experience in all levels of engineering and project management including initial problem assessment and master planning, engineering design and cost estimating, project permitting, and construction supervision. FCE is dedicated to the success of a project from preliminary planning to final build out. FCE works in a team oriented atmosphere to successfully complete projects on time and on budget.

FCE assists clients with planning, developing, and managing sustainable development and infrastructure projects that are appropriate to the scale and conditions of the site, focusing on energy efficiency, reliability, and cost effectiveness.  FCE applies state-of-the-art techniques to deliver comprehensive and thoughtful design solutions to simple and complex projects.


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