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Private
Utility
Locating
Services

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Why
You need private utility locating by Blood Hound

The job of 811 One Call services is to locate utilities owned by utility companies - electric, gas, oil, sewer, telephone, water. Without taking the additional step of calling Blood Hound, you risk damaging the vast majority of underground utilities - those which are privately owned. Blood Hound locates ALL subsurface utility services and structures, including those that other companies cannot or will not locate.

Our certified, highly trained underground utility locators are equipped with the latest, most advanced conductive and inductive electromagnetic locating equipment to accurately locate underground utilities, structures, and objects.

Before you dig, make Blood Hound your second call to prevent costly damages and project delays and protect your crews and community from risks and safety hazards concealed underground.


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Accurate

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Comprehensive Protection

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Safe and Efficient

We Find

What 811 Doesn't Locate:

  • Chilled Water Lines
  • Process Sewers
  • Tanks
  • Chemical Lines
  • Product Lines
  • Fire Lines
  • Irrigation Lines
  • Low Voltage Control Wire
  • Oxygen Lines
  • Hydraulic Lines
  • Private Alarm Wires

811

Locates the Public utilities. These are utilities that are owned by the utility companies. 811 will locate these utilities from the main to the box.

CCTV

Closed Circuit Television lines. If these are cut you will not have a security system until it is fixed.

Diesel Tank

Any underground tank is considered a private utility

Irrigation

All irrigation and sprinkler systems are private underground lines that need to get marked.

Lot Lights

These lines power the lights in the parking lots. This is a common one that people think will be marked by 811.

Sewer

Sewer from the main to the building is private.

Fire / Water

Extremely important to be marked. This is another one that people think will be marked by 811 and is not.

811

Locates the Public utilities. These are utilities that are owned by the utility companies. 811 will locate these utilities from the main to the box.

CCTV

Closed Circuit Television lines. If these are cut you will not have a security system until it is fixed.

Diesel Tank

Any underground tank is considered a private utility

Irrigation

All irrigation and sprinkler systems are private underground lines that need to get marked.

Lot Lights

These lines power the lights in the parking lots. This is a common one that people think will be marked by 811.

Sewer

Sewer from the main to the building is private.

Fire / Water

Extremely important to be marked. This is another one that people think will be marked by 811 and is not.

Private Utility
Mapping

After locating all underground utilities, Blood Hound maps the ground markings using Trimble GPS equipment and mapping software,* in compliance with the standards required by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA). The maps are a value-added resource which reduces costs related to future planning and construction.

*Maps are not survey grade.

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Reduce Costs

Keep track of your facilities, prevent damages, and reduce costs on future planning and construction projects.
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Fulfill Requirements

Fulfill PHMSA and other regulatory requirements of GIS accuracy.
3

Ensure Accuracy

Our professionals are trained and certified on Trimble technology to ensure extreme accuracy.
I don't put a bucket in the ground without having Blood Hound doing the utility locating for me & my team. No utilities have been struck thanks to their services.

Timothy Hekierski, DHH Construction Inc.