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December 21, 2017

Wishing you the Best for This Holiday Season and 2018!

I would like to personally wish you a Merry Christmas and a New Year that is filled with nothing but happiness! I know that is a tough one with all the negativity surrounding us each and every day, so I have a solution. This January, why not start the year with an empty jar and […]

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March 23, 2017

USI Receives 2017 Best of Escondido Award for 2nd year in a row!

  Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Underground Solutions Inc. Receives 2017 Best of Escondido Award Escondido Award Program Honors the Achievement ESCONDIDO March 2, 2017 — Underground Solutions Inc. has been selected for the 2017 Best of Escondido Award in the Subsurface Utility Locating Company category by the Escondido Award Program. Each year, the Escondido […]

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June 29, 2016

Exploratory Project – More than just a Pothole Company!!

Underground Solutions was asked by a local Engineering firm if we could assist them on a exploratory project . The area of concern was a potential leaking  Main in a residential area. Hydro Excavation was not an option, since the soil could not be captured dry for future testing. USI prepared the site, set up […]

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May 29, 2015

More than just a Pothole Company!

USI was recently contacted by a local Highway contractor that had found itself in a tough situation. It seems that they had 4 bridge abutment casings 16’ in diameter that the annulus had been inadvertently filled with concrete sand and water. Underground Solutions was asked if our Vacuum Trucks could remove the fill from the […]

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April 2, 2015

Miramar Water Treatment Plant

Underground Solutions was recently asked if we could locate the end of a 120” casing 18’ deep and determine the joint location on the 84” carrier pipe feeding into the transition vault at the Miramar Wastewater Plant in San Diego. The engineer needed to verify the entire joint and measure the distance going into the […]

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February 26, 2015

30 foot Challenge

USI was recently contracted by Riverside County Flood Control District to pothole and identify a 36” water line and 18” Sewer line in a 30” casing @ 10 locations. The pipelines crossed the Murrieta Creek Drainage Channel. This project posed several challenges to complete, including pipeline depths in excess of 30 feet, accessibility issues, environmental […]

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January 15, 2015

5 Day Challenge

Underground Solutions was asked by one of our San Diego based engineering firms to perform 100 + potholes on the Cal State Northridge campus during the winter break. The project was delayed and not able to start when the engineer had hoped. The project still needed to be completed by the start of the new […]

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October 9, 2014

Just Ask!

Underground Solutions was recently contacted by a long standing client to see if we could help them out of a tough spot. They needed to have 30 plus potholes done for a Downtown San Diego project, but the project needed to be completed within a two day window. We said we could help, Mark outs […]

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July 22, 2014

New project for “HAND DIG ONLY”

Underground Solutions was recently contacted by a client to see if we could excavate 73 ea. 5’x5’x5’ pits to repair a Chilled water line system on a High School campus in Temecula California. The project specifications called for  a HAND DIG ONLY option due to all the utilities located within the same proximity of the […]

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April 16, 2014

USI, Inc. – Mid Coast Trolley Project

Underground Solutions, Inc. working for Kleinfelder West Inc. on the Mid – Coast Trolley project in San Diego, CA.  These pictures were taken while USI, Inc. was asked to clear specific locations using Air Vacuum Excavation method.   This work is along the rail to locate any unknown utilities buried that would be a future conflict prior to the Auger drilling process […]

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