Month: January 2015

Underground Utility Locate in San Diego, California

Ground Penetrating Radar Systems, Inc. was contacted by a large contractor in San Diego to locate and map out underground utilities. Ground Penetrating Radar Systems, Inc. used a 400 MHz GPR antenna to perform the survey. The findings were marked directly on the surface with color coordinated spray paint as seen in the picture above.

Ground Penetrating Radar Utilized to Locate Reinforcing Steel prior to Plumbing Installation in Portland, OR

A plumbing company was hired to remodel two bathrooms in a large apartment complex. There was a need to install new showers, toilets, and tubs in the bathrooms, which meant concrete sawing and coring was needed. Prior to beginning the sawing and drilling processess, the company contacted Ground Penetrating Radar Systems of Portland to scan

Slab Analysis at Hospital in PA

A Pennsylvania Hospital undergoing some upgrades and renovations needed to remove a huge section of floor so that they could transport a brand new, state of the art MRI machine down into the basement to replace their old equipment. Before they could cut the floor open, the structural engineers working with the general contractor needed

Soil Boring Clearance in Charlotte, NC

On December 16th, 2014 Ground Penetrating Radar Systems (GPRS) was requested by an environmental firm to complete a Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) survey. The purpose of this survey was to locate any utilities that may be present prior to completing soil borings and drilling. We used a GSSI (Geophysical Survey Systems, Inc) Ground Penetrating Radar

Underground Utilities Investigation in Lancaster

A client was looking to trench approximately 300 feet long x 2 feet wide x 3 feet deep. The purpose of this trench was to install new underground conduits to feed the communication lines through. The client knew there were multiple utilities in their proposed trench line, however they did not know exactly where or

Scanning for Conduits and Other Obstructions over Carpet – Lubbock, TX

This concrete scan was conducted inside an office building in Lubbock, TX. The general contractor needed to drill several concrete cores to retrofit wiring for a renovation. Knowing that existing electrical conduits ran through the slab, it was imperative to identify them prior to drilling. David Hagenmayer with Ground Penetrating Radar Systems, Inc., was called out to scan the