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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.
Frequently Asked Questions for Private Utility Company
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 #811 to reach your local public utility locator first. Then, if they can’t perform the service, reach out to a private locator.
Locate all private utility lines before remodeling a backyard
In Aurora, a homeowner needed to have their private utilities located before a backyard remodel. Penhall Technologies executed private utility locating and identified and marked gas and sewer lines. The area was approximately 25′ x 25′.
Locate underground storage tanks and gas lines
At a gas station in Walsenburg, Penhall Technologies was called to conduct utility locating in order to locate underground storage tanks. The utility locating service needed to be executed in a timely fashion as the gas station was still open for business. Penhall Technologies completed the survey and provided the customer with written field reports for their records.
Determine where private utility pipes are before undergoing a building addition
A commercial building owner in Commerce City planned to convert a large south-end parking lot into a tenant break space. Prior to installing grass and irrigation lines the customer called Penhall Technologies to complete private utility locating to identify and mark all existing underground utilities such as water and communication lines.