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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 Utility Locator
- What should I do if I need utility locating service?
– First, you should dial #8-1-1 to reach a local public utility locator. Public utility locators often perform the service for you at no charge. However, they can only locate buried lines on public property. If they cannot fully complete your project, you should reach out to a private utility company. Private utility companies often come in and pick up where public com
- Why should I choose Penhall over other utility locating companies?
– At Penhall, we are committed to providing highest-quality service in a timely manner. We value our customers and all incoming projects, therefore, we will coordinate according to your needs and special requests. In addition, we are proud to be a leader in the concrete industry with 60 years of experience. Our product portfolio includes different complimentary services, such as: concrete cutting, coring, grinding, concrete scanning, and utility locating.
Reno Utility Locating Project That Penhall Worked On
A restoration service company hired Penhall Utility Locating branch to perform GPR scanning to locate utilities at a private residence in Sparks, NV. The homeowner needed to identify plumbing pipes before renovating the kitchen and bathroom.
Ground penetrating radar used to locate utilities in commercial parking lot
In Reno, Penhall Technologies was requested to perform GPR scanning to locate and mark all underground utilities in the parking lot of a commercial building. The customer wanted to perform pipe inspections but needed to locate the pipes first.
Identify deteriorating main water line for local airport
At the local airport in Reno, NV we performed a survey to help identify deteriorated water pipes. Our analyst used ground penetrating radar to locate the main water line and was able to determine the approximate area the leak was by detecting where there was more moisture in the ground around the pipe.
Radio detection (RD) technology used to locate coaxial cables
At a location in Stead, NV, Penhall Technologies was asked to locate some buried coaxial cables for a local storage facility. Our analyst used RD technology to locate the cables and mark them successfully.