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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.
First-timers who are looking for an underground utility locator, you should:
- Dial 8-1-1 to reach your local public utility locating company. They can help you determine whether you can advance with public services at no cost
- Next, if public utility locator cannot assist your needs, reach out to a private utility locating company.
Underground Utility Locator detects irrigation lines before digging a trench
Before digging a trench 110′ feet long by 3′ wide to install new drainage pipes, Penhall Technologies used GPR technology to detect and mark irrigation and sprinkler lines. All underground hazards were identified, marked, and communicated to the customer.
Locate underground water storage tanks using ground penetrating radar
In Beverly Hills, CA, Penhall analysts used GPR to locate (2) large water storage tanks. The tanks were located and marked using spray paint. The analysts also completed a written field report documenting the underground utilities’ location. Reports are available upon requested without no additional charges at Penhall.
Identify live utilities at an airport before undergoing a terminal expansion
At a Burbank, CA airport, prior to a terminal expansion, GPR was used to identify whether or not live utilities, including gas and telecommunication lines, were located under a concrete slab. At Penhall, safety is our No.1 priority. We make sure that the performing service is fast, reliable, and accurate.
Locate conduit and cables before installing solar panels
A California state university needed to install solar panels on a parking structure to generate electricity for the campus. Penhall Technologies identified, marked, and discussed what utilities they had discovered and left the campus with written reports for their records.
Determine size and location of a buried abandoned swimming pool
In Thousand Oaks, CA, a newly purchased plot of land needed to be surveyed to identify voids that possibly could be the location of an old dirt-filled pool. Penhall Technologies analysts arrived on site and completed the 1-acre scan in just under a day, successfully locating the location and size of abandoned swimming pool.