Enhanced Detection and Mapping of Buried Utilities�A Sustainability Perspective

by Gary N. Young, P.G., (M.ASCE), Senior Vice President for Operations and Development; Underground Imaging Technologies, Orlando, FL, gyoung@uit-systems.com,
Jeffrey R. Keaton, P.E., Ph.D., (F.ASCE), jeff.keaton@amec.com,
, P.G.

Serial Information: Geo-Strata —Geo Institute of ASCE, 2014, Vol. 18, Issue 1, Pg. 40-44

Document Type: Feature article


The social and environmental impacts and benefits of projects make up the triple bottom line that represents a modern view of sustainable project development. Rather than considering only first-cost, the sustainability perspective asks us to examine a project over its entire lifespan, including those projects that involve enhanced detection and mapping of buried utilities.

Subject Headings: Project management | Sustainable development | Utilities | Mapping | Buried pipes | Social factors


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