Stan Roberts & Associates Helps a Texas City Locate Water System

Stan Roberts & Associates, a Copperhead rep firm, assisted a large city in Texas locate their previously unlocatable services and mainline by installing ground rods and access points at all tracer wire dead ends. Troubleshooting an unlocatable tracer wire system. A Texas city water department reached out to Stan Roberts when they were struggling to locate their services and parts of their water main. A sales representative from Stan Roberts & Associates visited the city […]

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Do I Need to Ground my Tracer Wire?

The short answer? Yes. A properly grounded tracer wire system is critical in establishing a complete electrical circuit needed for line tracing and accurate detection of underground utilities. Utility damages in the U.S. are significantly rising, and an untraceable system is at the highest risk for damage. What happens if my tracer wire is not grounded? Without grounding tracer wire with ground rods, the locate signal will not travel down the line. One of the […]

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