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3 Steps to a CCTV Camera Inspection

Given the importance of CCTV camera inspections in diagnosing pipe issues, we provide details of the 3 steps involved in the process. This ensures we understand your needs at the outset and then provide the best service to deal with the issues at hand. 1. Call Online...

Benefits of CCTV Camera Inspections

Advanced CCTV camera technology has provided Online Pipe & Cable Locating with an effective way to diagnose almost any issue with underground pipes and help customers save time and money.  The following is our list of The Top 5 benefits of CCTV camera inspections:...

10 Tips for preventing Blocked Stormwater Drains

With a busy lifestyle, we often have the best intentions in regards to regular maintenance around the home only for them to end up on a list of "Things to do" (one day). If this is the case, the best place to start is to check if you've noticed any of the following...

Working near underground Assets – Some useful Definitions

Given the potential risks and hazards in working near underground assets, it's important to understand the terminology often used by utility owners, service providers like Online Pipe & Cable Locating and other stakeholders. The following is a sample of commonly...

CHECKLIST: How do I locate underground pipes?

Locating underground assets may seem to be a relatively simple task, but excavation based on assumptions can be risky and expensive. The following checklist is based on Dial Before You Dig's (DBYD) 4 Ps - Plan, Pothole, Protect, Proceed - and it should help eliminate...

Case Study: Water leak detection vital for Manufacturing

Here's a snapshot of what's involved in locating a water leak for a large manufacturing business and some of the variables encountered. Overview Our client requested a water leak detection at a large manufacturing business in an industrial estate at Port Kembla. Given...

Case Study: How do you clear blocked drains and pipes?

In this case study we highlight some of the questions we ask customers in order to find the best solution for clearing a blocked drain (pipe, or sewer). Scenario - Blocked drain (residential customer) Our customer - whom we shall refer to as James - has an external...

2015 in Review

We hope you enjoyed your Christmas and New Year break. Here's our 2015 in Review. Business Expansion - Wallongong, Central Coast, and Hunter In 2015 we welcomed three new franchisees - Declan Dowd who is servicing the Wollongong region; Ian Lockie who is servicing the...

Protecting assets and preventing hazards with GPR

Utility companies need their underground assets to be protected.  For construction companies, underground assets represent a potential hazard.   Ground penetrating radar is just one of the methods Online Pipe & Cable Locating use to determine the precise location...