How Important is Private Utility Locating?

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If you own private property, it’s really up to you if you want to make any changes to the landscape or structures. If you have a project planned, however, would you know where the underground utility lines are located? Could you avoid them if you planned to add an underground pool or dig for a new home addition?

How Important is Private Utility Locating?

Even if you own private property, private utility locating is a critical step before you begin any project that requires digging on your property. A professional utility locator can help with this process to ensure that you get the best results from your upcoming project.

  • Investigate. During private utility locating, investigating the location of any underground utility lines is critical. Sometimes utility maps can be outdated, so utilizing the latest technology to investigate utility lines is an important step before doing any digging on your property.
  • Locate. Once underground lines have been found, a professional utility locator will be able to mark underground lines to give you an accurate account of areas to avoid. Private utility locating is essential because it could change the way you go about the planning and construction portions of your project.

It’s important to us at Okanagan Utility Locators to offer quality utility locating services for our customers. If you have questions about private utility locating or you need to schedule service, contact us today. We look forward to assisting you!