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Transite Pipe Locating- A Case Study for Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)

By | on 20, Dec 2018

Utility Survey Corp. was contracted to locate underground transite pipes at a school property. Transite pipes contain asbestos and could be a potential environmental concern. The goal was to find them[...]

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Reducing the Risk of Utilities & Other Unexpected Underground Encounters!

By | on 03, May 2018

To reduce the risk of hitting underground utilities, a underground utility survey utilizing the ground penetrating radar (GPR) technology is often done before starting the ground-intrusive constructio[...]

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How Deep Can You See with Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)?

By | on 07, Dec 2017

For a general question like “How deep can you see with ground penetrating radar (GPR)?”, the answer is usually a range such as “2 to 10 feet” or “up to 18 inches”. However, for a clients' specific sur[...]

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Are We X-Ray Guys?

By | on 01, Nov 2017

Recently one of our techs did a concrete scanning job using ground penetrating radar (GPR) and he was referred by many people on-site as the “X-Ray guy”. This reminds us that it actually happens very [...]

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What Makes Utility Survey Corp. Different?

By | on 22, Aug 2017

Providing utility locating and related services is nothing new for Utility Survey Corp., in fact we have been in the business for almost thirty years! Our main focus almost 30 years ago started as a w[...]

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Best Practices for Underground Utility Damage Prevention

By | on 27, Jul 2017

In most cases, calling 811 (one-call) to schedule a public utility locate is only the first step for underground utility damage prevention.  One-call may not have all the equipment necessary for compl[...]

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10 Reasons Why You Should Invest in Underground Utility Locating

By | on 10, Feb 2015

For those who believe thatunderground utility locating is not a necessary part of your health and safety procedure, here are ten important reasons why you should re-consider: To Protect Your Workers: [...]

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Why Can’t Ground Penetrating Radar Find Everything?

By | on 12, Dec 2014

“Why can’t ground penetrating radar find everything??!!”   That was the question our technician was suddenly cornered with. He had just pulled up to the job and the client did a walkthrough of a relat[...]

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Utility Markouts - 6 Colors (And Why They Matter to You)

By | on 29, Sep 2014

You might be surprised how many people are interested in knowing what colors we use for a utility markout... I know we are continually surprised at the interest.   In fact, we have gotten so many requ[...]

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What if your employees were focused in this way?

By | on 05, Sep 2014

Your business and ours have a lot in common. We both are committed to serving customers at a high level.  Chances are, like us, many of you reading this represent a small business or small, close-knit[...]

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