Commercial Applications of GPR

There are many commercial uses for Ground Penetrating Radar from GPR-Arkansas. Our system can not only locate, but also visualize items below the surface, such as pipes, conduits, cables, rebar, and storage tanks. In addition to these structures, GPR can also identify voids, back-filled areas, cracks, and other ground disturbances. Additionally, our GPR can be used to inspect building materials, detecting cracks and other structural issues below the surface.

Most Common Commercial Uses of GPR


Our Ground Penetrating Radar system is the only method that can detect both metallic and non-metallic materials below the surface, without being destructive. Our GPR unit locates the following utilities:

  • Water Lines
  • Sewer Pipes
  • Electrical Lines
  • Cables
  • Fiber Optics

By determining the location of the utilities before excavating, you can eliminate the possibility of cutting the lines, damaging equipment, and injuring people. Reducing safety risks is an important part of our service.


GPR-Arkansas can use our GPR system to locate, inspect, and determine the size of footings and foundations. This can reduce or even eliminate the need for trial pits or test pits to determine foundation details, saving you time, money, and digging up your landscaping.


GPR systems are perfect for locating rebar, conduits, voids, and cracks in concrete. We can inspect concrete slabs such as patios, driveways, decks, warehouse floors, tunnels, and garages. It is important to locate any obstructions in the concrete before you drill, cut, or core a concrete slab.

Buried Objects

There is any number of items that may be buried and forgotten. We can locate storage tanks, abandoned structures, septic systems, and other mystery objects. Knowing what is under the surface of the area you are going to be excavating or drilling into is important for the safety of the people involved and to protect equipment or structures from being damaged.

Detection Equals Protection

Before you ever break the surface of the ground or concrete make sure you have GPR-Arkansas inspect the area with our GPR system. Have the peace of mind that the area is safe for excavation or construction projects. Contact us today to learn more about how Ground Penetrating Radar can work for you.

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