Why are Dry Utility Design Services Important?

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One of the first steps when starting a development project is implementing new dry utility services. New dry utility services include electricity, gas, cable/telecom, and internet. As Dry Utility Consultants, we coordinate, design, engineer, and manage the whole process with dry utility companies in DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia. Popular dry utility design and coordination services we offer to clients include:

  • Dry Utility Planning/Design/Coordination
  • Demolition & Relocation
  • Cost Estimates
  • Scheduling Estimates
  • Easement Coordination
  • Construction Administration

Our dry utility engineering team, which includes a licensed civil engineer, will calculate load requirements for new utilities and upgrades and work closely with local utility companies. These companies include:

  • Pepco
  • Dominion Power
  • Washington Gas
  • Verizon
  • Comcast
  • Baltimore Electric & Gas
  • Century Link
  • Level 3 Communications
  • Cox Communications

While the dry utility design process needs to begin before you break ground, we actually stay involved before, during, and after construction. Steps in our dry utility design and coordination process are as follows:

  1. Initial Evaluation
  2. Temporary Services
  3. Demolition & Relocations
  4. Pre-Design
  5. Design
  6. Pre-construction
  7. Design & Construction Administration​

Have an upcoming project? Request a proposal.

About DFM Development Services, LLC

DFM Development Services LLC provides development support services to real estate developers, contractors, home builders, property managers, and owners in the Washington, D.C. metro region. With strong connections to jurisdictional authorities throughout DC, Northern Virginia, and Maryland, our experienced team can help you cut through the red tape of real estate development. Our core services include Bond Management, Permit Expediting, Environmental Compliance, Dry Utility Coordination, and Traffic Control Services.


Email us today at proposals@dfmdevelopment.com or call 703-942-8700 to discuss your next project.

About DFM

DFM Development Services is the leading Red Tape Consultancy in the DC Metro Region, specializing in navigating complex and time-consuming regulatory processes for Real Estate Development and AEC Industry Professionals.

From expediting complex building permits and the bond release process to ensuring environmental compliance and precise dry utility design, our tailor-made approach empowers you to confidently move forward with your project, knowing you’ve successfully met all compliance requirements.

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