Underground Tank Locating Services

Underground Tank Locating Services

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This is an ideal service for any residential or commercial real estate transaction. Our environmental technicians carefully search the property using special tank locating equipment, which will identify any suspicious areas. Our technicians will physically mark an area if it presents the potential location of a tank. The next day we will issue a written analysis based on our technician’s field report. We use the industry's most advanced locating devices. This allows us to provide a low cost and reliable method of identifying underground storage tanks and suspicious metal areas at the site.

Underground Tank and Pipe Locating Technology

  • Utility Locator Using Active and Passive Transmission
  • Magnetic Locator
  • Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)

Ground penetrating radar (GPR) is not commonly requested for locating underground tanks and piping but some insurance companies require it. GPR provides the most detail when searching a location for an underground tank and piping, and is capable of providing a 3D model of your property. When tanks still have piping connected to them a Utility Locator is used. A signal is transmitted through aboveground piping to help a directional antenna follow it to the underground tank. Magnetic Locators are limited to searches for metal piping and tanks but are accurate to 15ft. Please let our customer service representatives know if you require a GPR survey. An extra fee is added for this service due to the data review and formatting required for the outcome report.