When she became co-owner of Orlando-based wastewater contractor LRIE, Inc., Karoline Headrick and her business partner decided it was time to transition away from recording inspections by hand.
Headquartered in Durham, North Carolina, Aqualis is an environmental firm that provides innovative stormwater and wastewater management services. The company operates across the United States and Puerto Rico.
“It’s hard for a company like us to switch to something new. Even though we were starting to get a little frustrated with our previous equipment provider, it was difficult to start making a transition to a whole other system.”
“APS offers anything and everything in the trenchless infrastructure market, from cleaning and televising to laser profiling, to pressure grouting, to manhole rehab and inspections, to CIPP liners,” said Allan Cagle, president of Atlantic Pipe Services (APS). “You name it, our team performs it.”
In July 2021, Brad Richardson and Travis Johnson were on the hunt for a CCTV inspection camera system to help the pair kickstart the new environmental branch of Richardson’s contracting business.
In September 2001, Ground Penetrating Radar Systems (GPRS) entered the construction service industry as a concrete scanning specialist. Fast forward 20 years, and this Toledo, OH-based powerhouse is now the country's largest utility locating, concrete scanning, and video pipe inspection company. With a 99.8% accuracy rating on over 250,000 projects, GPRS is well-known in the industry for its commitment to providing safe, comprehensive subsurface solutions.
In the early 2000s, Mark James settled down with his wife in the City of Redmond, OR. James and his wife were quickly taken by the area’s small-town charm. And they weren’t alone—from 2000 to 2006, Redmond’s population grew by a whopping 74%. The town became a bonafide city, but it’s held onto its tight-knit community values over the years.
In 1943, the U.S. Army purchased the small town of Richland, Washington and its surrounding area to build a nuclear production complex. The community was quickly converted into living quarters for the thousands of soldiers working at what became known as the Hanford Site. The plutonium manufactured at the complex was instrumental to the Manhattan Project, which produced the world’s first nuclear weapons during World War II.
The City of Roseburg is tucked in southern Oregon’s forested Umpqua River Valley. The community of about 25,000 residents is expanding, and its urban daytime population swells to more than twice that size. Recent years have brought new businesses and restaurants to the area–and they’re all serviced by Roseburg Urban Sanitary Authority (RUSA), which manages over 160 miles of sewer mains and 10 pump stations.
Connecticut-based Savy & Sons was growing, and the contractor needed new sewer assessment equipment. It was running a popular brand’s crawlers, but had a longstanding partnership with PRT, Envirosight’s sister company in rehab equipment, which introduced the team to the ROVVER X sewer inspection crawler.