Passive vs. Active Utility Locating: What’s The Difference?
When you’re beginning a new project, utility location should be at the top of your list of tasks to make sure that everything goes smoothly, without jeopardizing the structure of your existing utility grid. But what if you’re not sure…
Use GPR Scanning Prior to Concrete Cutting
Evaluating the structural integrity of concrete is necessary before beginning any construction project. It’s imperative that you detect embedded objects beneath the concrete prior to drilling or digging up the area to avoid hazardous and costly damage. As important as…
GPR — How it Works & Why You Need it
What is GPR? GPR, or ground penetrating radar, is innovative technology that emits electromagnetic waves into the ground to locate underground storage tanks, water and sewer lines, concrete structures, septic tanks, and unmarked gravesites — to name a few.
A Brief Guide to Color-Coding Underground Utilities
Anyone who has worked in construction knows that random colorful lines on the streets aren’t acts of vandalism — they’re color-coded messages that construction crews use to communicate vital information during projects. Each color corresponds to a different underground utility…
Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)GPR is the newest technology for locating hard to detect utilities such as plastic pipe that is used for water and gas lines. GPR is also…FIND OUT MORE >
Electromagnetic Detection (EM)EM utilizes several different methods to locate utilities know as passive, conductive and inductive. Our experienced EM Technicians evaluate each project while on site to determine…FIND OUT MORE >
Vacuum ExcavationVacuum excavation allows for exposing buried utilities without any damage that might occur if excavating machinery or convention hand tools are used. Then exact depth measurements…FIND OUT MORE >