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GPR — How it Works & Why You Need it

Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) being used by a technician in Long Island, NY

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. 

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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

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Is GPR use regulated by the government or the FCC?

There are no regulations on the type of Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) antenna or how a GPR is constructed. Any GPR can operate at any frequency provided its emission power levels are under the limits; the rules DO NOT explicitly

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Vacuum Excavation

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Vacuum excavation allows for exposing the buried utilities without any damage that might occur if excavating machinery or convention hand tools are used…..

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