Pipe & Cable Locating Services



Melbourne's city streets are becoming increasingly congested by a web of pipes, telco-cables, gas networks, sewer assets and more. The ability to find and locate these underground services efficiently and easily is critical to the operations of many businesses. In response CSA offers Melbourne and all areas of Victoria an array of locating services to assist.

CSA Specialised Services Utility Engineers specialising in Subsurface Utility Engineering Practices (SUE). CSA offers a full range of services related to utility infrastructure. The foundation of our (SUE) business is the collection of accurate reliable utility data in accordance with AS5488-2013 Subsurface Utility Information (SUI).


Utility Mapping

Utilising a variety of data sources CSA can create a complete map of your underground utility networks. Mapping is done using a variety of techniques including records research, pipe and cable locators, EM-surveys, sondes, CCTV and vacuum excavation. Maps can be provided in a variety of formats, from sketches, to CADD to GIS data layers.

Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)

GPR is a powerful prospecting tool that can be used to map utilities, underground pipe and service locating underground tanks, voids and a variety of other objects that cannot be found using traditional designating methods. We have the expertise and equipment to make GPR a highly effective tool on your projects.

Utility Coordination

CSA can simplify your project’s utility relocation requirements by providing one central contact for all relocation efforts. Our professionals manage all of the utility processes and procedures associated with utility relocating, negotiating design adjustments, and minimizing relocation requirements.

Utility Design

CSA has the expertise to design a variety of utility infrastructure including water, sewer, telecommunications, electrical, gas. Whether it be new installations, relocations, or protection strategies let our experts help with your design needs.


CSA’s extensive utility experience provides us the expertise necessary to conduct an accurate survey of utility features including maintenance holes, pedestals, vaults, etc. CSA Utility Engineers conduct both Total Station and GPS surveys, offering our clients a range of accuracy levels dependent on their requirements.

Asset Management

CSA field crews have the experience you need to efficiently collect your utility asset inventory data. Our training allows our crews to access confined spaces and gather pipe sizes, invert measurements and all other asset inventory requirements. Information can then be processed as a CAD or GIS format.

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