Ground Penetrating Radar

Ground Penetrating Radar

GPR Oil Tank Scanning – The Newest Technology

West Coast Tank Recovery has in-house GPR scanning equipment and technicians which saves you the time and costs associated with from having retaining or locating a third-party company. Ground penetrating radar (GPR) is a method that uses radar pulses to create a subsurface image of the ground. GPR is a non-invasive method that can be used to locate and identify subsurface features without the need for digging or other invasive techniques. Overall, ground penetrating radar is a powerful tool that can provide valuable information about the subsurface without the need for costly and time-consuming excavation.

How is a ground penetrating radar system used for oil tank locating?

Ground penetrating radar (GPR) is a geophysical method that can be used to locate underground oil tanks by creating a subsurface image of the ground. We use GPR for oil tank locating with our system by the following:

  • Collect data: Our operators will then move the GPR system over the survey area, collecting data as they go
  • Process the data: The data collected by the GPR system will be processed using specialized software to create a subsurface image of the survey area. This image will show the location and shape of any subsurface features, including the oil tank.
  • Interpret the results: Our operators will interpret the results of the GPR survey to determine the location of the oil tank.

What are the benefits of using GPR Scanning vs Metal Detectors?

GPR has the ability to scan underneath of various surfaces, many of which an older, more antiquated metal detection system cannot, including but not limited to concrete containing rebar or metal mesh, stone work, areas surrounding pools, carports, underneath of patios and decks (with over 4′ of clearance), and other areas.

What areas do you service?

  • GPR Scanning Vancouver
  • GPR Scanning North Vancouver
  • GPR Scanning Burnaby
  • GPR Scanning New Westminster
  • GPR Scanning Surrey
  • GPR Scanning Coquitlam

West Coast Tank Recovery offers GPR Scanning in the entire Lower Mainland and the Fraser Valley. Call today for a competitive quote.

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    • We have thousands of hours of commercial experience
    • Fully licensed and insured with $3 mil in coverage including pollution coverage
    • Quick turn arounds and fast service
    • Over 20 years of staff experience
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