The City of ST. Cloud continues to be pro active in the field of utility locating. St. Cloud has every type of soil and terrain, which creates headaches for utility locators. Their Facility on Communication Road handles both water and sewage, which includes both metallic and non-metallic lines. It also encompasses depths from 2 feet to 12 feet deep. The New GSSI LT system will provide accurate and labor saving utility locating results. Completing their GPR training from left to right is Rick Mauro, Felix Rodreguez, Nelson Torres, Jeff Hewett, Kaylon Bass, Nick Emmons and Chris Combs.
Utility Location Archives
The City of Bradenton is a very diverse town, that inhabits several different types of soils and topography. With this in mind the City of Bradenton has added Ground Penetrating Radar to enhance their utility locating skills. The GSSI LT System, gives them the ability to locate metallic and non-metallic utilities safely and accurately. The New GSSI System will also reduce labor and thereby create savings to their customers. David Cronkite leads this crew of locators and recently completed training with flying colors.
Lake Apopka Natural Gas has added Ground Penetrating Radar to their array of utility locating tools. With the addition of the GSSI LT system they can locate metallic and non-metallic utilities throughout their service area. The LT system will increase accuracy,speed and will reduce the cost of difficult locates. The savings will give them extra time and money to provide others services to their customers. Completing the training from left to right is Wade Lowe, Randy Cook, Dave Renfro, Antonio Gibson, Jeff Rick Gullett.
The City of Lakeland expanded its utility locating spectrum of tools by adding the GSSI Sir 3000 Ground Penetrating Radar System. Lakeland has a very wide variety of surfaces to locate utilities in. This includes dry soil, wet soil, agricultural soil and areas where there are bricks below paved roads. Increased productivity, improved accuracy, labor savings and safety are only a few of the benefits of this new system. Completing the training from left to right is Larry Schuler, Tyson Scheinder and Brian Thorton.
The City of Enterprise AL. upgraded their utility locating abilities by acquiring a GSSI Ground Penetrating Radar System. Alan Mahan the Enterprise Water Works Field Superentendant says ” this new unit will reduce our labor cost tremedously” Accuracy and safety are two key componets of professional utility locating and the new LT system will provide both. From left to right, Fred Caylor and Darrell Smith completed their training and are certified as professional GPR Locators.
Starting the New Year with a bang, MT Deason (Mike Deason, CEO) invited a team of highly qualified professionals to meet to kick off the start of the Tap Tee. The Tap Tee is a new Electro-Fusion fitting that will revolutionize the locating of non-metallic gas lines while they are live with no gas blow-back. In a forward thinking collaboration with Jameson LLC, MT Deason will lead the way in the safe location of gas lines in the future. Attending the training and education collaboration is from right to left is Randy Agnetti, Dave Pinney, Mike Currier, Tom Alymer, Mike Deason, Tony Busch, Ron Schaffer and Kenny Click.