Commitment to Safety • Reliable Results
Responsive Resources • Established Expertise
Penhall Technologies provides utility locating, employing both electromagnetic induction (EMI) and ground penetrating radar (GPR) for privately owned property. We can identify and locate subsurface hazards and obstructions existing in the ground. Reduce the risk and help ensure the safety of your next project by contacting Penhall Technologies for your private utility locating needs.
Frequently Asked Questions for Utility Locating Service
WHEN SHOULD I USE A PRIVATE UTILITY LOCATOR?
- A public utility locator does the service at no cost for you. However, they can only perform the service on public property.
- Private utility locators can come in and pick up where public utility locator left off to help you locate utility lines on private property.
- If you are a first-time customer who needs utility locating service, you should call #8-1-1 to reach your local public utility locator first. Then, if they can’t perform the service, reach out to a private locator.
Some Utility Locating Projects that Penhall Works On within Birmingham Region
Penhall locates utility lines at a well renowned children’s hospital in Birmingham
A utility line locating service was conducted by Penhall Technologies, a private utility company on the perimeter of a parking structure at a well renowned children’s hospital in Birmingham, AL.
We use various equipment to ensure accuracy while locating utility lines
At a large university in Tuscaloosa, AL, Penhall Technologies executed both concrete scanning and utility locating on 5 locations of the campus. The utility locating was done to ensure the installations of new plumbing drains would be done without encountering any unknown hazards beneath the surface.
Identify all underground lines over different surfaces
In Cedar Springs, AL, Penhall Technologies analyst conducted a utility survey over one mile in length to identify underground utilities. The survey was conducted on a combination of surfaces including, asphalt, soil, and concrete. The analyst used flags and paint to mark the utilities.