Why Use GPR for Utility Locating

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In the business of underground utility locating services, it is critical that you know what exactly lies beneath the surface at a site such as pipes and conduits. The replacement and rerouting of underground infrastructure can be time-consuming, often very costly and is a disturbance to the environment. It is thus important to utilize tools …

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​4 Benefits of a Private Utility Locator

​4 Benefits of a Private Utility Locator

Property owners must follow their state’s regulations when it comes to maintaining underground utility lines. To prevent interference with those belonging to others, they may require the aid of private utility locating services. Mapping technology and the expertise of skilled technicians can be utilized to achieve this. This method helps developers and owners easily manage …

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Why Potholing is Highly Recommended for Construction Projects

Potholing Job Completion

Construction contractors can use potholing to safely control potential problems while searching for underground utility main lines, such as for natural gas or cable television, without causing a severe inconvenience in the local area. The loose soil from the test hole can be quickly and easily removed with vacuum excavation to then provide an open …

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How the Murrieta Explosion Could Have Been Avoided

murrieta explosion

  Southern California was recently devastated when a ruptured gas line led to an explosion. The explosion killed a Southern California Gas Company worker, and fifteen people were injured. The reason behind the Murietta explosion was a contractor who was working without having the area inspected first. The contractor not only caused irreversible damage but …

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The Future of CCTV/Pipe Inspection

CCTV/Pipe inspections

Without the use of pipe inspection cameras, most sewer pipe damage cannot be determined how severe it is and where it is located. Globally, closed-circuit television (CCTV) has been used for a variety of purposes throughout history. The plumbing industry has benefited greatly from this breakthrough technology. Domestic as well as commercial plumbing systems can …

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