Underground Utility Locating News & Articles

What are these little colored flags in my yard?

What are these little colored flags in my yard?

Brian Holder
On Apr 01, 2019
If you found this article, chances are that you have just discovered a new set of colored little flags in your yard, but your not sure why. Although we can’t specifically answer your question here,...
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Compare Concrete X-Ray with GPR

Compare Concrete X-Ray with GPR

Brian Holder
On Jan 12, 2019
We are frequently asked if we can x-ray concrete floors, walls, and columns. The simple answer is no, we cannot, nor do we want to. Using x-ray technology to scan concrete surfaces is very difficult...
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What are Private Underground Utilities?

What are Private Underground Utilities?

Brian Holder
On Nov 15, 2018
If you have used the Call 811 system before, you have likely encountered a response that alerted you to the existence of private underground utilities. What are private utilities? And who will locate them? The...
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What is the APWA Uniform Color Code?

What is the APWA Uniform Color Code?

Brian Holder
On Oct 23, 2018
The American Public Works Administration (APWA®) is a non-profit organization of companies, public works agencies, and individuals, and is headquartered in Kansas City, MO. APWA® also has a field office located in Washington, D.C. The APWA® Uniform Color...
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What is an Unknown Utility?
Utility Locating

What is an Unknown Utility?

When hiring a private underground utility locating company, you expect that they will find all of the underground utilities present within the project or location that

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Mark-Outs

What is meant by EOI?

When locating underground utilities, we may occasionally designate a utility to an unknown termination point. We will label this as EOI (End of Information). We will label this

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Utility Locating

How Utility Locating Equipment Works

There are many types of utility locating equipment available in the market these days. Utility Locator, LLC utilizes both electromagnetic and ground penetrating radar equipment

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