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- Physical make-up ot the line sharing mmmon bond with other lines adiustmznts and trying again to see it
. . in the area and any topside metallic your problem is solved.
- Proximity of splices, tees or tui-ns . . .
obizcts. These site tactors may intertere
depending on system with the smug“. and /0! Shape ofym“ Tmubleshootlng pr}olilem locates
- Location or top side access point(s) locatable signal held on your target “l‘:“_t*"““_“‘°‘ "“:“ Sfh‘““‘ “$3?”
to underground target line line. 3 E‘ 3"” "“’ °“ “.5’“““ ‘“
unacceptable, especially in congested
Reason - consider the size and type of line utility coi-ridors. Line locators who
. . you are trying to and, including the paint a big question mark on the

U5‘ V°“’ ““°.‘“°“"“ 5"“ ‘“d“°“"* construction characteristic, type ot line ground or paint the words ”l1:md dig
'“5°““‘S =""“5- and depth ot line and it the target line nnly" on the ground are not helping

- Keep in mind that there might be is physically attached to another line at anyone. These types ot declaration
mm; dtgmni cause, tn, the Problgm a common point. marks contuse excavators and also
ya“ 3,2 2xPe,,E,.d,.g and Wm; cause them to lose faith in the entire
possible solutions tor each possible call befvre ye-I dis Pwcess» if you have
cause. Take actiim by using the process yO U a Ve a a difficult In’:-are at hand. ye“ shwlei
otelimination, beginning with the most _ _ awn IL Nuhfy the excavawr of the
iugimi Eu‘-rgcfivg mm. 0, adjustment un-detectable line or ditticult situation
to overcome the most logical cause ot dl ff’ Cult /0 Ca te and get them it-valved and ask if they
the problem. After taking coi-rective can help solve the puzzle. Damage
 you ..i.,u.i W... ...n.. at hand, you Preventiunwshared r‘5='P°“»"“>““Y
to see if you fixed the problem. Don't . and men lakes fieamwork Be a seed
overthink it: start with the simple 3 hou  Own It damage prevention partner and ask tor
checks and equipment adiustinenis and help when ye“ need it I

go troin there, eliminating one possible M N h h P d d Cw
cause at a time until a solution is tound. Take Adi” ix SWOHXPY is t a rest int an

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lines in the area that may or may not lie

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