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What We Do - Environmental Waterfront Design Consulting


Relating to the complex issues of climatic, edaphic, and biotic factors that act upon the ecological community and ultimately determine its form and survival. 

DSN&A specializes in the development and presentation of environmentally sound waterfront projects.


Striking a balance between the use of the water and upland environment, DSN&A develops site-specific innovative solutions and mitigation approaches to protect and enhance the environment while allowing for more efficient use of the waterfront. 

DSN&A Environment Specific Services Include:

  • Feasibility Studies

  • Upland and In-Water Investigations

  • Sediment Sampling Analysis

  • Coastal Management Planning

  • Environmental Impact Statements

  • Mitigation Project Design and Implementation 

Of or relating to the land, land with buildings or a section of town fronting or abutting on a body of water.

DSN&A provides innovative, realistic, and cost-effective solutions and designs for residential properties and related projects that aesthetically and functionally enhance the coastal environment as well as the quality of life for the residents,


Design and Planning

Of or relating to the conception or excution of a plan by which goals are achieved

DSN&A is a dedicated excellence in waterfront design and planning. We provide a caefully thought out Master Plan with functional and aesthetic results on a cost effictive basis, maximizing efficieny and flexibilty while blending marina and/or other near shore uses with upland activites. 

DSN&A provides an integrated full service approach to the development of plans and details for the upland, shoreline interface and in-water structures and uses. We have undertaken design and redesign of:

  • Marinas

  • Marina Resorts

  • Boat Yards

  • Yacht Clubs

  • Bulk Cargo and

  • Other Waterfront Properties


Relating to the provision of professional information, advice or service

At DSN&A, the environmental, planning, design, project evaluation and feasibility study disciplines are combined in one company,
bringing a well-rounded, cost effective perspective to preparing and implementing  marina designs and redesigns while simultaneously respecting and enhancing the environment.

DSN&A is well suited to give you a professional opinion that is backed by years of experience, to help you make decisions like 

  • "Pre" &"Post" Acquisition 'due diligence' property inspections and evaluations

  • Evaluating the need for improvements, repairs and potential future expansions 

  • Identifying Retrofitting Opportunities

  • Developing Budgetary Estimates and Cost Benefits Analyses


Cleaning out the bed of a harbor, river, or other area of water by withdrawing mud, weeds, and rubbish

DSN&A is experienced in helping marinas, yacht clubs, communities, and private owners dredge their properties to ensure safe and navigable waters around their facilities. 

This includes testing, planning, hydrographic surveying, governmental regulations, and completion of the process.

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