Surveying, mapping and GIS

Through comprehensive surveying, mapping and geographic information systems (GIS) services, WSP provides expertise in analysis methods and modelling techniques. We help clients across all sectors better understand environmental issues, make informed decisions, and apply the appropriate strategies and cost-effective solutions to mitigate them.

We are known for our high level of client care and responsiveness, delivering technical expertise and superior results to meet specific project needs. Our broad range of geomatics services include mapping / geographic information systems, geo-spatial data integration, bathymetric surveying, 3D laser and high-density scanning, digital terrain modeling, remote sensing, title record research, deformation / settlement monitoring, advanced geodetic systems, and photogrammetry. In addition, we provide a wide range of survey services, including construction, topographic / pre-engineering, hydrographic, and cadastral surveys.

With staff in offices across the Maritimes, our team of provincially licensed Land Surveyors and Canada Land Surveyors have a high level of local knowledge as well as a clear understanding of local legislation and industry best practices. WSP’s corporate culture embraces thought leadership through leveraging technologies in strategic ways to bring real value to our clients, and our team members are industry leaders in applying new technology and state-of-the-art solutions. Our versatile skill set is applied to a variety of niche projects, including boundary litigation and wind farms. The broad capabilities within WSP enable us to develop practical, big-picture solutions, enabling our clients to act with confidence.

Municipal land surveying

WSP’s Professional Land Surveyors are not limited to preparing plot plans, and placing boundary markers. In addition to being experienced in all types of land surveying and geomatics services, they consult and incorporate the use of technological innovations and data management techniques as it relates to our communities and infrastructure. Utilizing products like online Geographic Information Systems (GIS) that help municipalities manage their assets, save time and efficiently deploy resources; we quickly provide the accurate spatial data, boundary definitions and geo-referenced information clients need to move their land development or infrastructure projects toward successful completion.

  • Legal surveys (subdivision, condominium, right-of-way surveys, easement and covenant surveys)
  • Cadastral base mapping
  • Residential and commercial real property reports and building location certificates
  • Construction and as-built surveys
  • Topographic surveys
  • Pre-engineering surveys
  • Earthwork quantities
  • Digital terrain modeling
  • Preliminary roadway alignment selection
  • Deformation monitoring
  • Remote sensing
  • Underground facility location and as-constructed surveys
  • Infrastructure rehabilitation surveys
  • 3D laser scanning
  • Aerial photo and LiDAR data acquisition


Construction survey

  • Industrial surveys
  • Civil construction surveys
  • Mechanical surveys
  • Structural surveys
  • Earthwork and volume surveys
  • Piping surveys
  • Engineering surveys for future construction and expansion projects