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Clearing Boring Locations and Drilling...Should it Be Completed the Same Day?

By | on 16, Aug 2018

 Before drilling holes into the ground for soil/water samplings, a underground utility survey should be conducted to avoid hitting any present utilities.

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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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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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Underground Utility Locating and Subsurface Imaging for Civil Design

By | on 13, Jul 2017

  One of the most challenging tasks for a civil engineer is dealing with outdated as-built plans for underground utilities.

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Underground Utility Surveying

By | on 19, May 2017

If you are a contractor, builder or engineer looking to identify underground utilities on site for your excavation or building project, our underground utility surveying specialists can help you!

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Get the Locate Job Done!

By | on 11, Aug 2016

So what do you do when the utility locate company you hired doesn’t show up because of a little rain…? Why... you could start off by hiring the one that ALWAYS shows up!

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GPR is the Preferred Choice over X-Ray for Concrete Structure Scanning

By | on 21, Aug 2015

Utility Survey Corp. has been in the utility locating business for over 20 years and we’re often asked if we use X-ray to look for conduits, rebar etc. inside of concrete slabs? The answer is always; [...]

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Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR): Beyond Utility Locating

By | on 23, Jun 2015

Locating Underground Storage Tanks – Or Not One of the more common requests we get is to locate Underground Storage Tanks (USTs). These can be situated on commercial or residential properties. It ofte[...]

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How to Find Utilities Under Reinforcement? - (GPR)

By | on 14, Apr 2015

Locating Utilities Under Reinforcement Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) can be a great non-invasive investigation tool to determine conduits and pipes running underneath the reinforcement of a concrete [...]

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Job Site Size Does Matter- Why?

By | on 24, Mar 2015

One of the things I hear often from potential clients who want a utility locating survey performed on a large job site is, “It will only take a day or two because I don’t think there’s much there.” Ho[...]

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