Past Projects:
Utility Locate Water and Electric Lines

Locating Underground Utility Pipes

Client Problem

Encompass Inspections was contacted by a Phoenix contracting company to utility locate water and electric lines. Knowing PVC lines can be challenging to locate, the contractor decided to call on Encompass Inspections expertise of using ground penetrating radar and Radio Detection devices to greatly increase the probability of an accurate locate.

How We Responded

Encompass Inspections responded by sending a technician out with 24 hours to perform a ground penetrating radar and utility locate survey. The locate technician utilized both RD (Radio Detection) and Ground Penetrating Radar system.  The RD was used on one of the many frequency modes, it is able to pick up any line it is directly connected to.  The GPR uses radar pulses to underground image any utility lines.

Results We Delivered

After conducting the below ground survey, Encompass Inspections was able to locate the hot power line, additionally a PVC water line was also traced out.  The utilities that were located were painted in their appropriate paint colors.  The customer had also requested a job report with a sketch of the found utility pipes.

Client Savings

Encompass Inspections provides quick, accurate locates to clients nationwide. The precision locating service helped the client by reducing the cost of potential damages that could have occurred by not using our services.  Encompass Inspections creates a safe environment for the excavation of cleared areas by locating all private utilities.

Contact Us To Learn More

Select Encompass Inspections to offer: Ground Penetrating Radar/Concrete X-ray scanning, Underground Utility Locating, Video Camera Inspection, Leak Detection, and Utility Mapping services for all of Arizona including: Phoenix, Gilbert, Scottsdale, Mesa, Queen Creek and surrounding cities.  For more information on our equipment and services, refer to our equipment page.

Encompass Inspections offers nationwide service.  If you need to schedule a project, please review our locations to locate your nearest technician.

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