Locating Septic Tanks And Underground Storage Tanks
Septic tanks and underground storage tanks (USTs) serve somewhat similar purposes, and due to their designs, they are often located using similar methods. Septic tanks collect and store untreated sewage material to be pumped out and collected later, usually found on the property of residential buildings. Underground storage tanks store a variety of materials, from…Read More
How to Find Underground Sewer & Water Lines
No one wants to be standing knee-deep in whatever is coming out of a broken sewer pipe, and broken water lines flood the space they are in until the valve is shut off. These are hazards of digging around water and sewer lines. Still, excavation must sometimes take place near these lines.Read More
How Does a Utility Locator Work?
Before learning how a utility locator works, we should understand that there is an entire world of utilities underground that can be as complex and dangerous as the world we know above ground. There are high-voltage electric lines, natural gas transmission lines, telephone and cable TV trunk cables, and fiber optic lines that connect to…Read More
How to Find Rebar in Concrete
Rebar-short for reinforcement bar, is used as a method of concrete construction to help increase the tensile strength of the concrete structure. As we explain how to find rebar in concrete, you will read that avoiding damages to rebar in concrete is avoidable if the necessary precautions are taken.Read More
Sewer Camera Inspection with a CCTV Video Crawler
Inspecting the internal condition of gravity utility pipes is nothing new in the world of underground utilities. A sewer camera inspection has become increasingly important as many gravity utility infrastructures have become older, and the pipes have been compromised over the years. A problem with a sewer or storm drain pipe can cause major concerns,…Read More
Do I need to scan concrete before cutting, coring, or drilling?
Saw cutting or core drilling into concrete slabs can pose a great deal of safety issues for your projects and your team if you are unaware of what dangers are lurking within the concrete slab. Anytime a project calls for concrete to be cut or drilled, you have the potential to damage the following if…Read More