Find that line without breaking it. We use non-destructive means and methods to locate buried utilities such as fiber optic, gas, electical, and water lines. Our mission is to provide quality locating methods that prove the prescence of utiliities to keep your project on task and within schedule. Visual Location. 'Daylighting'. When locating a buried utility, the key interest is to find it safely and efficiently. Using a technique commonly referred to as potholing, an air or water based jet as used to break up the dirt and sediment. This allows for non-destructive exploration of the area, often finding other utilities and items that would have been damaged by a backhoe or even a shovel. Our rate for potholing is $250 per hour.