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Hayward, CA
(408) 988-0101
Fresno, CA
(559) 272-1375
Orange, CA
(909) 510-5535
Sacramento, CA
(510) 461-1792
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 633-7200

Trusted Experts in Utility Locating Services in California

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We're here to assist you with all your utility locating needs.

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In the dynamic field of construction and facility maintenance, every decision is crucial, significantly impacting timelines, budgets, and safety. Bess Utility Solutions stands at the forefront, providing premier utility locating services in California to steer your project toward success with precision and care. We are dedicated to achieving flawless subsurface integrity management.

Our exceptional accuracy in Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), concrete scanning, underground utility location, vacuum excavation, and utility mapping ensures the identification of underground utilities, reinforcing bars, conduits, and more, safeguarding your project's timeline, budget, and safety. Our expertise allows precise detection, helping you avoid costly and dangerous setbacks.
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Risk Management

Enhancing Safety And Accuracy With Advanced Visualization Techniques

At Bess Utility Solutions, we understand the critical importance of mitigating construction and facility management risks. Our suite of advanced utility locating services in California is designed to provide comprehensive facility visualization, drastically reducing the chances of project delays, costly reworks, and change orders.

  • Proactive Risk Mitigation: We are committed to ensuring the safety and efficiency of your project. By employing a blend of Ground-Penetrating Radar (GPR), concrete scanning, underground utility location, vacuum excavation, and utility mapping, we offer a holistic view of potential risks and design challenges. This approach enables you and your team to anticipate and address issues before they escalate, maintaining project timelines and budgets.
  • Technology At The Forefront: Bess Utility Solutions prides itself on utilizing state-of-the-art technology. Our arsenal includes 3D laser scanning, video pipe inspection, leak detection, and drone photogrammetry, all geared toward providing an unparalleled understanding of your site's conditions. This detailed insight allows for informed decision-making, enhancing safety and project outcomes.
  • A Track Record Of Precision: Our dedication to precision is reflected in our outstanding track record. With a focus on subsurface damage prevention, we strive for and achieve high accuracy levels in all our services. This commitment ensures that your most valuable asset—your workforce—is protected, minimizing risks associated with subsurface uncertainties.
  • Partnership In Safety: Choosing Bess Utility Solutions means partnering with a team that prioritizes your safety and project success. Our expert use of advanced scanning and locating technologies is designed to safeguard your team, providing peace of mind and a solid foundation for your project's progress.

With Bess Utility Solutions, you're not just hiring a utility locating services in California; you're investing in a partnership that prioritizes risk management, safety, and precision, ensuring your project's success from the ground up.

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Gain Accurate Insights With Our Comprehensive Mapping And Modeling Services

Existing Conditions Analysis

Mismatched record drawings and actual as-built conditions can lead to unnecessary changes, delays, and potential risks. Bess Utility Solutions provides precise as-built documentation, clarifying existing conditions above and below the surface. Utilize our advanced services, including 3D laser scanning and utility mapping, to obtain detailed construction as-builts, existing condition drawings, and accurate models for informed decision-making in design, prefabrication, and facility management.

Utility Location And Mapping

Essential for any construction or renovation, our services extend beyond standard 811 calls, employing GPR and other advanced technologies to locate private and public utilities, preventing potential hazards, and ensuring safety and efficiency on your site.

Vacuum Excavation

Our noninvasive vacuum excavation services minimize the risk of damage to subsurface structures, offering a safer alternative for uncovering utilities and underground features.

Concrete Scanning

Avoid the risks of cutting or drilling into concrete by utilizing our GPR scanning services. These services provide clear imaging of hidden objects within concrete structures, ensuring safe and precise operations.

3D Laser Scanning And Mapping

Capture the true essence of your project site with our 3D laser scanning and mapping services, creating accurate representations for various applications, from construction to historic preservation.

Utility Mapping

Our utility mapping services deliver detailed, up-to-date visualizations of subsurface utilities, aiding in planning, maintenance, and management, ensuring your project's success.

Water And Sewer Leak Detection

Employ our specialized services to swiftly identify and address leaks in water and sewer systems, preventing water loss and avoiding unnecessary excavations, contributing to sustainable resource management.

Join Bess Utility Solutions in championing subsurface safety and efficiency, leveraging our advanced technologies and expertise to ensure the success and security of your projects. With Bess Utility Solutions, you're not just hiring a service; you're investing in a partnership that prioritizes risk management, safety, and precision, ensuring your project's success from the ground up.

Bess One Stop Shop

Let us bring value to your projects by saving you time and money in the location of utilities embedded in concrete such as rebar, post-tension cables, utility conduits, and key reinforcing steel.

Frequently Asked Questions

Utility locating involves identifying and marking underground utilities using technologies like Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) and electromagnetic pipe locators. This service helps prevent damage during construction and ensures safety by providing the exact location of underground utilities.
These services are crucial for mitigating risks associated with underground utilities during construction projects. Accurate locating helps avoid damaging utilities, which can cause project delays, additional costs, and safety hazards.
Potholing, or vacuum excavation, is a non-destructive method used to expose underground utilities for verification of their condition and precise location. This technique ensures that construction plans are accurate and reduces the risk of utility damage.
GPR transmits a signal into the ground, which bounces back when it hits an underground utility. The reflected signal is then analyzed to determine the location and depth of both metallic and non-metallic utilities.
Yes, non-metallic utilities like PVC and concrete pipes can be located using techniques such as GPR or inserting a sonde, a small radio transmitter, into the utility which can then be tracked above ground.
Beyond locating utilities, vacuum excavation can be used for safe digging around sensitive areas like tree roots, sign, and pole installations, and even clearing out mud or water from various structures.
Bess Utility Solutions uses state-of-the-art technology and follows ASCE 38-02 standards for utility locating, which includes multiple quality levels of underground utility detection to ensure high accuracy and reliability in their services.
In addition to standard utility locating, Bess Utility Solutions offers a comprehensive range of services, including CCTV pipeline inspection, concrete scanning, concrete cutting, and subsurface 3D mapping. These services complement utility locating by providing more detailed information on the condition and layout of underground infrastructure, ensuring a holistic approach to managing and mitigating risks associated with underground utilities.

What Our Clients Say

Luigge Romanillo
I dropped off some hardware to get tested and Brian was not only knowledgeable, but also very accommodating with his overall service. We definitely plan on using them again for future testing.
John Murphey
JC Construction Company
JC Construction Company prefers to use Bess Utility Solutions for our vacuum excavation needs. The performance from their personnel is exceptional and the work is performed to our satisfaction every time. We have referred them out to some of the companies we work with, and they have also been satisfied with the work ethic, performance, and prompt scheduling.
Jessica R.
Ontario, CA
Working with BESS Utility Solutions was a seamless experience. Their team was responsive, efficient, and thorough in their work. They took the time to understand our project needs and provided comprehensive utility locating services that exceeded our expectations.  I wouldn't hesitate to enlist their services again and would recommend them to anyone in need.
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Mission Statement

The Bess Team supports the utility industry with a group of professionals who are dedicated to locating, inspecting, and mapping of all utilities to protect their Integrity and the safety of our community.

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