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Ground Penetrating Radar SERVICES

  • Ground Penetrating Radar Systems LLC, is the nation’s largest company specializing in the detection of underground utilities, video pipe inspection, and the scanning of concrete structures. GPRS has an extensive nationwide network of highly trained and experienced project managers in every major U.S. market. When clients hire GPRS, they have the peace of mind of knowing that they have the most reliable scanning technology on their job site and they'll receive the assistance of a project manager who can provide them with the most accurate data. For over a decade, GPRS has been the industry leader by providing outstanding service and cutting edge technology, keeping projects on time, reducing safety risks, and putting our relationships with our clients before profit.

The standard for underground utility locating prior to excavation is the one-call (811) system, a required locating service for public property. However, this scope is limited to utilities in the public space. The achieve a comprehensive utility locate, a private utility locator must also be called to mark utilities on private property.

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There is risk when anchoring, coring or saw-cutting into a concrete slab, concrete wall, column or beam. Concrete scanning with gpr can locate rebar, post-tension cables, electrical conduits and more. GPR is capable of delivering real-time results for slab-on-grade applications, vertical wall and ceiling applications, and more.

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Video Pipe Inspection (CCTV) uses pipe cameras to inspect underground sewer pipes, water lines and lateral pipelines. VPI is a great way to perform pre and post cross bore inspections, locate structural faults and damages, and perform lateral line inspections. The GPRS team is NASSCO certified to perform video inspections.

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The GPRS Value - Why are we the most referred company in the industry.


Consultative Approach

A project specific consultative approach - a GPRS trademark – ensures we provide valuable problem-solving solutions to keep your job moving. The layout of structural reinforcement or underground utilities, can be complex. Our standard operating procedure involves conversations, reviewing maps, site walks, utility locating and the formulation of a detailed deliverable.


Proven Results

Since our inception, GPRS has completed hundreds of thousands of utility, concrete and pipe inspection projects. Our accuracy rate on these projects is historically over 99%. GPRS Project Managers follow a strict specification called Subsurface Investigation Methodology. SIM specifies the required training, technologies, and methodology for cable avoidance and concrete scanning.


Rapid Response

The need for concrete scanning, video pipe inspection and underground utility locating can arise quickly. At GPRS, we realize that our response time can impact your project staying on track. We are committed to arrive at your site quickly - often within 24-48 hours. Our Project Managers arrive on site with all the tools and training needed to locate your utilities and concrete reinforcement.


Nationwide Network

Are you looking for the best ground penetrating radar service provider near you? GPRS has an unmatched local and nationwide network, providing utility damage prevention, concrete imaging, and video pipe inspection (CCTV) in a city near you. Our presence in every major market allows for quick local response and the ability to perform gpr services for projects with a national scale.


Safety: Always on Our Radar

GPRS services such as utility locating, concrete scanning and video pipe inspection (CCTV), reduce risk for you, your team and your assets. When our Project Managers locate subsurface structural elements and pipes, the result for our clients is Damage Prevention and a reduction of risk. At GPRS, safety is always on our radar


Budget Overruns

When change orders take place due to unforeseen circumstances on job site, a budget can quickly become ruined. When utilities are not located prior to excavation or drilling, damages can occur – unleashing a series of extra expenses. Scanning with GPRS can assist in keeping your project within the budget.


Damaged Reputation

When utilities and pipes or concrete reinforcement is damaged, the news quickly spreads. Depending on the severity and cost of the damage, meetings and blame can follow. The repercussions for failing to take proper precautions can be loss of jobs, contracts, and ultimately reputation.


Project Down Time

Construction projects run on strict timelines. A stoppage in work due to a utility strike or severed post-tension cable can be costly. The investigation process takes time in addition to whatever repairs must take place. Damage prevention by using ground penetrating radar can keep projects on schedule – saving time and money.


Property Damage

The result of an underground pipe or concrete reinforcement being damaged can be further damage to the surrounding infrastructure. Finished concrete surfaces, wall finishes or even structural integrity can be a result of a strike. GPRS uses GPR and other key tools to prevent damage to utilities and surrounding property.


Injuries & Accidents

At GPRS, our most important tool is our people. When GPRS is called to a jobsite, our people use the latest in locating technology to make sure that your people and your team is safe. When underground facilities are not located prior to excavation, your most important asset is at risk – your people.