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Video Pipe Inspection Services in Fresno, California

We find issues before they become problems

From blockages and line breaks to cross bores and pest infestations, a lot can happen at any given moment in the water and sewer lines under your feet. 

Your health, safety, and money are at stake any time a sewer backs up or a water line breaks. And with approximately 240,000 water main breaks occurring annually across the United States, there are too many opportunities for something to go wrong in any U.S. neighborhood or municipality.

Fortunately, routine inspection and maintenance of water and sewer systems can prevent catastrophe by identifying issues before they become serious problems.

The Video Pipe Inspection (CCTV) Services offered by GPRS in Fresno, California utilize industry-leading video cameras to prevent problems by inspecting your underground water, sewer, and lateral pipelines. Our NASSCO-certified Project Managers use this non-destructive service to locate clogs, investigate cross bores, find structural faults and damages, and conduct lateral sewer line inspections. And our proven success rate at finding problems – we have a better than 99.8% accuracy rating on over 350,000 jobs completed since our founding in 2001 – means you can trust the data and analysis that you receive from us.

THE NASSCO DIFFERENCE

All GPRS VPI reports are certified by the National Association of Sewer Service Companies (NASSCO), which sets industry standards for assessing, maintaining, and rehabilitating underground infrastructure.

Every GPRS client is provided with a NASSCO report after one of our Project Managers completes a pipe inspection on their job site.

A GPRS Project Manager lowers a lateral launch robotic crawler into a pipe system.Two GPRS Project Managers feed a Video Pipe Inspection system into a water system.

OUR PIPE INSPECTION SERVICES

We pride ourselves on our ability to rapidly respond to any job site anywhere in the country. With over 300 Project Managers stationed in every major market across the U.S., you can rest assured that we will arrive promptly to your job site to complete your project. And we will be able to handle whatever unique circumstances we may encounter once we get there.

A GPRS Project Manager views pipe inspection footage on a computer screen.

Video Pipe Inspection (CCTV)

GPRS Video Pipe Inspection services can help discover a collapsed sewer lateral, duct, or an unknown blockage in a pipe. This service limits project delays and budget overruns by locating the exact impediment in your water or sewer line including bellies, collapses, tree roots, lateral taps, cross bores, or other damages

A GPRS Project Manager feeds a video pipe inspection device into an underground water system.

Pipe Camera Services

Using robotic video pipe cameras, push cameras, and lateral launch cameras, we can not only inspect, but also fully map water and sewer systems to ensure you have a full and clear picture of what’s going on under your feet. 

Lateral Launch Sewer Inspections

Lateral launch sewer inspections are utilized when a typical visual inspection of a pipe or water system isn’t feasible. Using a specialized robotic crawler equipped with a video camera, we can perform cross bore investigations – searching for dangerous and unintended intersections of utility lines - as well as map the interior condition of hard-to-reach pipes. A pipe is inspected from the mainline to the lateral during this process, meaning you receive a comprehensive analysis of the overall health of your system.

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A GPRS Project Manager views pipe inspection footage on a computer screen. A GPRS Project Manager feeds a video pipe inspection device into an underground water system. An illustration of a cross bore in an underground water system. An illustration of a GPRS Project Manager conducting a manhole inspection.

Manhole Inspections

Manholes are vertical access points to sewer systems, and they’re significantly more complex structures than typical pipes. Fortunately, GPRS Video Pipe Inspection Project Managers are fully equipped to gather detailed information about these structures, including changes in direction and pipe size, to fully document all defects, determine the manhole’s current condition, and provide the specific information needed to recommend corrective action.

From blockages and line breaks to cross bores and pest infestations, a lot can happen at any given moment in the water and sewer lines under your feet.
Your health, safety, and money are at stake any time a sewer backs up or a water line breaks. And with approximately 240,000 water main breaks occurring annually across the United States, there are too many opportunities for something to go wrong in any U.S. neighborhood or municipality.

Fortunately, routine inspection and maintenance of water and sewer systems can prevent catastrophe by identifying issues before they become serious problems.

The Video Pipe Inspection (CCTV) Services offered by GPRS in Fresno, California utilize industry-leading video cameras to prevent problems by inspecting your underground water, sewer, and lateral pipelines. Our NASSCO-certified Project Managers use this non-destructive service to locate clogs, investigate cross bores, find structural faults and damages, and conduct lateral sewer line inspections. And our proven success rate at finding problems – we have a better than 99.8% accuracy rating on over 350,000 jobs completed since our founding in 2001 – means you can trust the data and analysis that you receive from us.

THE NASSCO DIFFERENCE

All GPRS VPI reports are certified by the National Association of Sewer Service Companies (NASSCO), which sets industry standards for assessing, maintaining, and rehabilitating underground infrastructure.
Every GPRS client is provided with a NASSCO report after one of our Project Managers completes a pipe inspection on their job site.

OUR PIPE INSPECTION SERVICES

We pride ourselves on our ability to rapidly respond to any job site anywhere in the country. With over 300 Project Managers stationed in every major market across the U.S., you can rest assured that we will arrive promptly to your job site to complete your project. And we will be able to handle whatever unique circumstances we may encounter once we get there.
Your health, safety, and money are at stake any time a sewer backs up or a water line breaks. And with approximately 240,000 water main breaks occurring annually across the United States, there are too many opportunities for something to go wrong in any U.S. neighborhood or municipality.

Fortunately, routine inspection and maintenance of water and sewer systems can prevent catastrophe by identifying issues before they become serious problems.

The Video Pipe Inspection (CCTV) Services offered by GPRS in Fresno, California utilize industry-leading video cameras to prevent problems by inspecting your underground water, sewer, and lateral pipelines. Our NASSCO-certified Project Managers use this non-destructive service to locate clogs, investigate cross bores, find structural faults and damages, and conduct lateral sewer line inspections. And our proven success rate at finding problems – we have a better than 99.8% accuracy rating on over 350,000 jobs completed since our founding in 2001 – means you can trust the data and analysis that you receive from us.

THE NASSCO DIFFERENCE

All GPRS VPI reports are certified by the National Association of Sewer Service Companies (NASSCO), which sets industry standards for assessing, maintaining, and rehabilitating underground infrastructure.
Every GPRS client is provided with a NASSCO report after one of our Project Managers completes a pipe inspection on their job site.
A GPRS Project Manager lowers a lateral launch robotic crawler into a pipe system.

GPRS Performs Video Pipe Inspection of Sewer and Storm Lines - Fresno, California

A floor flatness and floor levelness evaluation by 3D laser scanning.

Floor Flatness and Floor Levelness

Without 3D laser scanning, floor flatness/floor levelness (FF/FL) analysis typically relies on manual and labor-intensive methods. A commonly used method involves creating a grid on a concrete slab following a set of specifications before taking manual readings. Contractors that use the ASTM E1155 standard method for determining floor flatness (FF) and floor levelness (FL) numbers typically take a measurement every foot along the grid lines. Using this method, even small projects require a substantial amount of time to complete data collection. 
3D laser scanning quickly captures highly-detailed point cloud data to determine FF and FL values on concrete floor/flatwork, saving both time and money. Color elevation maps can be quickly produced from the point cloud data to visualize floor flatness and identify the high and low points in concrete and calculate the boundaries of any areas that need to be adjusted. The data points collected maintain their coordinates and can be easily communicated to the project team. Fast and accurate cut/fill calculations can easily be computed. Contractors can fix elevation discrepancies with speed and assurance.
Laser scanning produces a colorized elevation map of the entire floor. This way if questions arise, stakeholders can be educated on the standards and the project is validated with data. 3D laser scanning can protect the concrete contractor and eliminate disputes.

A worker marks out subsurface obstructions on a concrete floor.

Wet Concrete Scan

Laser scan technology is uniquely capable of identifying high or low spots while the concrete is still in a working state. The technology is non-contact, providing accurate data from a distance. It can follow crews from pour to pour, quickly producing heat maps, allowing the contractors to make immediate corrections while the concrete is still soft. The difference between being able to fix a problem while the slab is still workable compared after its set is likely tens of thousands of dollars in repair costs.

A worker evaluates a concrete slab.

Concrete Pre-Pour and Post-Pour

Contractors use 3D laser scan data to demonstrate that the assets exist per the engineering drawings, giving complete documentation pre-pour of the assets from the start. Laser scanning captures the finished pour with millimeter accuracy to ensure the pour was compliant with the design. The slab can be laser scanned again once it has met strength targets, completed post tensioning, and all temporary shoring is removed, providing the true deformation of the structure.

Two workers scan a concrete slab in a construction site.

Scanning for Tolerances

Laser scanning is rapidly being adopted to check tolerances, providing quantitative data to contractors, inspectors, and designers. Contractors will know if concrete floors, walls, stairs, ramps, and columns are out of tolerance. Scans can be performed multiple times in the same area while construction proceeds. A contractor can scan before reinforcement is placed, when the steel has been positioned, shortly after concrete placement, and after shores have been removed. The location of all steel, the thickness of the slab, and tolerance information can be retained for internal use or in the event a dispute arises, or it can be sent to the project owner.

GPRS team members conduct 3D laser scan equipment.

Scanning for Deflecting

3D laser scanning can measure concrete slab structural cracks and deflection, which can occur over time due to variables such as settling, shrinkage, fatigue, design errors, aging, point loads, and/or damage. 
3D laser scanning can also check the status of steel beams before and after concrete pouring to uncover any deflection that may be occurring. 
Detailed information about existing site conditions is documented in a point cloud, and accurate to within millimeters. 2D drawings and 3D models can be created to document deflection and design a plan to correct it.

A 3D laser scanner is positioned within conduit prepared for a concrete slab pour.

Verifying MEP Concrete Work

3D laser scanning provides the ultimate solution for verifying mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) concrete work right in the field. You can ensure all conduit, rebar, and embedded sleeves are in their proper place, visualize and immediately identify problem areas, and communicate this information back to the field crew and office using the documentation generated from the scans. Once the concrete is poured, nothing can be changed. 3D laser scanning is a powerful tool to help monitor a project site to make sure everything is ready for a concrete pour. There is no need to risk discovering a problem when it is hard to go back. Data collected will be an asset for years to come, as it can be referenced for any future coring or drilling needs, showing where everything was embedded in the slab prior to pouring.

A 3D laser scanner is positioned outside a multi-story building.

Construction Verification

3D laser scanning is the fastest method for locating potential risks, allowing for the capture of real-time, as-built verification directly at the job site. This technology can compare scans against the as-built drawings or model, detect incorrect placements and fix errors quickly, and monitor shifts or changes in the building over time. Contractors and engineers can ensure their design plans are accurate and eliminate clashes before they turn into change orders.

Interior of a concrete structure.

Structural Assessment of Concrete

3D laser scanning can assess and document the floors, ceiling slabs, walls, and columns of reinforced concrete buildings. This can be done to create as-builts or identify structural defects. The spatial information of the point cloud helps make decisions based on accurate data. Identifying defects of components and completing virtual design planning to remedy them will minimize rework costs.

Utility Locating Project Managers
Point Cloud Data Digital version of Building.

POINT CLOUD CREATION

Our 3D scanning service delivers unmatched site documentation with a variety of professional 3D laser scanners, including the Leica P-Series and RTC360 scanners. Each time we execute a 3D scan, we capture a point cloud. Our point clouds capture millions of data points from multiple on-site locations using LiDAR technology, giving you unrivaled image fidelity of up to 2-4 mm accuracy and up to 2 million 3D data points captured per second. You can learn more about how to laser scan a building, here: (How To 3D Laser Scan A Building (truepointscanning.com)

WHY SHOULD YOU CHOOSE GPRS?

GPRS only places its state-of-the-art technology in the hands of our elite Project Managers, who are required to complete industry-leading training prior to being assigned their first job.

GPRS is a Video Pipe Inspection company those in Fresno, California can rely on. We’re here to help, so schedule a job today and we can Intelligently Visualize The Built World™ together!