How do you safely and efficiently locate buried cables and pipes?
General Locating Methods
Before you start
Don’t start digging straight away. Consider these five simple things first.
Quick and simple location method
Doing a basic search means you can quickly and easily locate buried utilities.
How to do a sweep search and why
This is the most reliable way of detecting and pinpointing buried cables or pipes.
How to do a parallel sweep and why
Allows you to cover a large area in a short period of time, finding all detectable utilities.