United Consulting’s many years of geotechnical engineering experience gives us a solid foundation to offer expert judgment to help our clients avoid cost overruns, claims, failures, safety concerns, and a host of other potential problems that could derail a project. We excel in foundation investigations, deep foundations, roads and bridges, slope stability, soil stabilization, earth dams, tunneling, geosynthetic reinforced retaining walls, dewatering systems and soil mechanics laboratory.

United Consulting has experience in the design of all types of foundations including:

  • Shallow and Mat Foundations
  • Drilled Shafts
  • Auger Cast Piles
  • Driven Wood, Steel & Precast/Prestressed Piles
  • Rammed Aggregate Piers
  • Micropiles
  • Helical Piers

United Consulting has years of experience in geotechnical studies for roads and bridges including numerous projects for Georgia Department of Transportation and Alabama Department of Transportation. Services we provide include:

  • Wall Foundation Investigations
  • Bridge Foundation Investigations
  • Soil Surveys
  • Slope Stability
  • Soil Stabilization
  • Pavement Evaluation
  • Flexible and Rigid Pavement Design
  • Laboratory Testing
  • Quality Assurance Testing
  • Analysis of Steep Slopes in Residual Soils and Fill Embankments
  • Geosynthetic Reinforcement
  • Analytical Programs
    • RocScience Slide
    • MRSSlope
    • Laboratory Testing
  • Laboratory Testing To Determine Soil Properties
  • Hydraulic Conductivity
  • Geosynthetics/Geotextiles
  • Reinforcement of Weak Soils
  • Lateral Containment
  • Embankment Reinforcement
  • Diminish Creep in Soil Slopes
  • Improve Bearing Capacity of Shallow Foundations
  • French Drains
  • Soil Nailing & Tie-Backs
    • In-place Soil Reinforcement Technique Design
    • Construction Plans and Specifications
    • Inspection Control Requirements
  • Lime Addition
  • Portland Cement Addition
  • Surge Stone with Crusher Run Addition
  • Matting
  • Settlement Plates and Monitoring
  • Grouting
  • Karst/Sinkhole Evaluation and Remediation

Mr. Santanu Sinharoy, P.E., Senior Geotechnical Engineer, is a registered engineers in the state of Georgia qualified as 'Engineer of Record' for the Environmental Protection Division’s Safe Dams Program. We routinely provide the following services for dams:

  • Emergency Action Plans
  • New Dams
    • Geotechnical Evaluations
    • Field Exploration
    • Laboratory Testing
    • Engineering Analysis
    • Instrumentation
    • Reports of Findings and Recommendations
  • Environmental Considerations
    • Wetlands
    • Endangered Species
    • Sensitive Habitats
    • Water Resources
  • Construction Testing/ Monitoring
    • Key Construction, Seepage Controls
    • Internal Drains
    • Earthwork
    • Instrumentation
  • Inspection of Existing Dams
    • Comprehensive Inspections - 5 years
    • Intermediate Inspections - 3 years
    • Annual Inspections
    • Condition Surveys
    • Dam Break Analysis
  • Geotechnical Evaluations
    • Geological Setting
    • Identification of Utilitie
    • Exploratory Test Borings/Soil and Rock
    • Hydraulic Conductivity Tests
    • Laboratory Testing
    • Stability Analysis
    • Settlement Analysis
    • Pressuremeter Tests - Soil strength and modulus of deformation estimates
  • Geotechnical Reports
    • Discussion of Encountered Conditions (soft ground, mixed face, rock face)
    • Dewatering, Groundwater Control
    • Discussion of Tunneling Methods
    • Estimates of "Stand Up" Time
    • Surface Effects
    • Provide Specific Rock or Soil Design Parameters
    • Define the Limits of Certainty for the Project

United Consulting provides full retaining wall construction testing and special inspection services. We also provide:

  • Geotechnical Evaluations of Soil Characteristics
    • Shear Strength
    • Cohesion
    • Angle of Internal Friction
    • Earth Pressure
  • Stability Analysis
    • Sliding
    • Overturning
    • Bearing Capacity
    • Reinforcement Length, Layout
  • Analytical Programs
  • Construction Documents
  • Construction Quality Control
    • Laboratory Tests
    • Compaction Testing
    • Quality Assurance Testing
  • Investigation Methods
    • Borings
    • Grain Size Distribution (Sieve Analysis)
    • Test Pits
  • Hydraulic Conductivity Tests
  • Pump Tests
  • Ditches and Trenches
  • French Drains
  • Sumps
  • Under Slab Drainage System Design
  • Wick Drains
  • Well Points
  • Investigation Methods
    • Borings
    • Grain Size Distribution (Sieve Analysis)
    • Test Pits
  • Hydraulic Conductivity Tests
  • Pump Tests
  • Ditches and Trenches
  • French Drains
  • Sumps
  • Fully equipped laboratory for Geotechnical Testing
  • Consolidometers with Computerized Data Capture and Plotting
  • Triaxial Shear Tests with Automatic Load Application and Computerized Data Capture and Plotting
  • Hydraulic Conductivity (Permeability)
    • Constant and Falling Head
  • Atterberg Limits Tests
  • Swell Tests (Expansive Soils)
  • Grain Size Distribution (Sieve Analysis)