Demystifying Utility Locating Systems

Don’t be daunted by high-tech utility locators. With a little know-how, this tool can be a technician's best friend.
Demystifying Utility Locating Systems
Understanding how a utility locating system works — and knowing how to use it — isn't as complicated as you might think, but proper training is still an essential component.

A technician using a utility locating system appears to be a magician of sorts. By slowly waving a wand through the air, he quickly detects the precise location and depth of a buried utility line — and at the same time, greatly enhances job site safety and productivity. Pretty...

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