VHS | HOW SLIT TRENCHES IMPROVE SUI SURVEYS

“Have you ever arrived at a construction site only to discover underground services that were not accurately marked, resulting in costly damages? Say goodbye to guesswork and expensive mistakes with the revolutionary technique of non-destructive digging and subsurface utility information (SUI) surveys. ” Thanks to Geoscope for sharing this video – make sure you subscribe to their channel here.RECENT POSTSJul. …

VHS | HOW TO FIND FIBER OPTIC SPLICE LOCATIONS

Ever wondered how to find fiber optic splice locations using the network design? There’s a few age old tricks in here and some new ones. With the amount of. fiber being installed it’s good to get a refresher on this stuff as we build out our damage prevention knowledge! Have a great weekend everyone!RECENT POSTSJul. 22, 2024UA / ISSUE 103Jul. …

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VHS | MICHAEL TWOHIG: SUM OR SUE?

In this interview Mike Twohig from DGT Associates breaks down the history of subsurface utility mapping, talks about bad practice, who should be responsible, and the future of total asset documentation. He reviews 3D deliverables created from many field tools from several ongoing projects.It’s a great listen – make sure to follow LearnGPR for more of these conversationsRECENT POSTSJul. 22, …

VHS | APRIL IS SAFE DIGGING MONTH

April is safe digging month check out this video from KRTV News to find out what that means for 811 and the damage prevention community as well as other stakeholders.RECENT POSTSJul. 22, 2024UA / ISSUE 103Jul. 19, 2024VHS | ARE PG&E LYING?Jul. 18, 2024$34M FOR ROBOT WORMS, AI & LASERS?Jul. 17, 2024THE ECONOMICS OF SUEJul. 15, 2024UA / ISSUE 102

VHS | WHAT DO COLLEGE STUDENTS KNOW ABOUT INFRASTRUCTURE

Aii summer intern Jake embarked on a journey throughout Washington D.C. to learn more about college students’ perspectives on #infrastructure. This isn’t just about underground utility infrastructure but the built environment plays a major role in where utilities are located, needed and how they work – so it’s good to zoom out and consider the bigger picture. It’s interesting to hear …

VHS | THE FRAGILIZATION OF THE POWER GRID

David March CEO of Exergy/Energy joined the Decouple podcast  to discuss the sharp decline in power quality from increasing penetration of intermittent generation and the impact its having on mission critical industries and manufacturing. When we think of damage prevention we need to consider what we’re protecting and why. It’s good to have some more rounded knowledge of the grid …

VHS | HOW DOES GPR FIND UTILITIES?

This video is from Gescope TV from Australia. In it they, “…explain the basic science behind Ground Penetrating Radar and how it works to locate hidden utilities, such as pipes and cables. We also provide a step-by-step guide on how to use GPR and discuss the benefits and limitations of this technology. Watch this informative video to learn how GPR …

VHS | iPHONE 15 PRO LiDAR V SURVEY TOTAL STATION ACCURACY

This video is from YouTube creator Rami Tamimi and who is a passionate surveyor and geodetic engineer. With over 10 years of experience in the land development industry, he has a wealth of knowledge to share and this video on the iPhone 15 Pro’s LiDAR abilities is a great starting point for SUE, utility and locate firms seeking to innovate …

VHS | AA DAY IN THE LIFE OF A SUE TECH

“What’s it like to work as a Subsurface Utility Engineering SUE Tech at Control Point Associates, Inc.? A SUE Tech provides a full range of utility engineering services including private utility locating, ground penetrating radar, concrete scanning, and vacuum excavation. We solve the mystery of what is happening underground.”RECENT POSTSJul. 22, 2024UA / ISSUE 103Jul. 19, 2024VHS | ARE PG&E …

VHS | WHY DIDN’T 811 MARK EVERYTHING?

“Tractor Time with Tim needed the utilities marks so we could start digging the trenches for the geothermal system. We called 811 – Call Before You Dig. It turns out they don’t mark everything. Craig explains what they mark and what they don’t mark. You have to see him throw the flags! “RECENT POSTSJul. 22, 2024UA / ISSUE 103Jul. 19, …