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Underground Service Locator 

Experts in underground service locating  

Vision Surveys (QLD) employs advanced technology to locate underground services with precision, offering a quality level B indication of their position and depth. Leveraging electro magnetic induction (EMI) and ground penetration radar (GPR), Vision Surveys (QLD) is able to ensure accurate results. We utilise metal detectors, vacuum excavation, pipe sonde and direct connection rodders to deliver comprehensive service location.  

Providing seamless underground service delivery  

At Vision Surveys (QLD), we provide valuable data to direct survey plans with clear overviews of underground services. We compile filed reports, manhole reports and ground mark-ups to provide comprehensive and accurate information. We also perform Dial Before You Dig (DBYD) checks to enhance safety and reliability. You can trust our team to deliver precise and reliable underground service locator solutions. 

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Our technology can locate

With our EMI and GPR technology, we can identify: 

  • Gas mains 

  • Electrical infrastructure 

  • Water and sewerage pipes

  • Government assets

  • Fibre optic and copper pipes 

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Underground service locator FAQs

How do you detect underground services? 

We employ advanced technology like Electro Magnetic Induction (EMI) and Ground Penetration Radar (GPR) to accurately locate underground services, providing a quality level B indication of their position and depth. 

How do you Dial Before You Dig? 

Dial Before You Dig (DBYD) is a vital safety step. We contact Dial Before You Dig for comprehensive utility location information before excavation, ensuring safety and preventing damage to buried services. 

What is the Electro Magnetic Field locating instrument? 

The Electromagnetic Field (EMF) locating instrument is a tool that measures electromagnetic fields. It's often used in underground service location to detect the presence of conductive materials. 

What is Electro Magnetic Induction? 

Electro Magnetic Induction (EMI) is a technology that uses electromagnetic fields to detect underground metallic services like pipes and cables. It's a non-invasive method that's widely used for locating buried utilities. 

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