Leak Location Services Inc. (LLSI)

Leak Location Services Inc. (LLSI)

We’re an international company specializing in Electrical Leak Location Surveys of Geomembranes. We have over 26 years of experience and deliver first-class surveys for our clients worldwide. We develop, design and build the specialized equipment required to perform these services. Our highly experienced and trained staff have the in-depth understanding of electrical leak location methods to successfully perform leak location services with the efficiency required to keep your project on time and within the cost proposed. The technical staff of LLSI have a combined total of more than 89 years of commercial geomembrane leak location experience. LLSI has performed more than 3,630 leak location surveys and surveyed more than 549,640,000 square feet of survey.

Company details

16124 University Oak , San Antonio , 78249 Texas USA
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Business Type:
Service provider
Industry Type:
Soil and Groundwater Monitoring and Testing
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)
Year Founded:
1992
Employees:
1-10

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Geomembrane leak location service is the only business of LLSI. LLSI maintains excess staff to perform multiple simultaneous projects and large projects quickly and without delay. We also have several duplicate sets of leak location equipment so equipment malfunctions will not result in project delay. We have the unique equipment, staff, experience, and in-depth understanding of electrical leak location methods to successfully perform leak location services with efficiency and speed with no problems.

LLSI has tested double and single-lined landfills, ponds, lagoons, leach pads, tanks, vaults, highway subgrade, tennis courts, HDPE pipe, and landfill caps, including testing of smooth, textured, and reinforced geomembranes, including HDPE, LLDPE, PVC, XR-5, CSPER, asphalt, and polypropylene.

The LLSI leak location equipment, software, and procedures are custom-designed and fabricated by LLSI to produce unequaled leak detection capabilities. These items have been improved and optimized through 26 years of field applications. LLSI has more than 30 sets of leak location equipment.

The principals of LLSI began the development of the geoelectric leak location method at Southwest Research Institute in 1980 and the first commercial leak location survey was performed in 1985. Leak Location Services, Inc. was formed in 1992 as a Texas corporation. LLSI owns the exclusive patent rights on the geoelectric leak location method covered by United States patents 5,661,406 and 6,331,778, with another patent pending. LLSI has provided leak location services in 47 states, eight provinces, and 28 foreign countries.

  • Key members in the technical and commercial application of the electrical leak location method since 1981.
  • Published more than 25 technical papers about the leak location method and applications.
  • Holds five patents on the method.
  • Performs about 150 leak location surveys of a total of more than 32 million square feet every year.
  • HAZWOPER trained.
  • Trained for confined space entry.
  • MSHA trained.

Leak Location Services, Inc. (LLSI) is the world leader in geoelectric leak location testing.
Our highly experienced and trained staff have the in-depth understanding of electrical leak location
methodsto successfully perform leak location services with the efficiency required to keep projects
on time and within the cost proposed.


The founders of LLSI began the development of the geoelectric leak location method at
Southwest Research Institute in 1980 and the first commercial leak location survey was performed
in 1985. Leak Location Services, Inc. was formed in 1992 as a Texas corporation.


The technical staff of LLSI have a combined total of more than 89 years of commercial
geomembrane leak location experience. LLSI has performed more than 3,630 leak location surveys
and surveyed more than 549,640,000 square feet of survey. LLSI has successfully performed leak
location surveys in 47 states, eight Canadian provinces, and 28 foreign countries.


In 2018, LLSI completed 134 geomembrane leak location surveys. The area surveyed was
more than 30,091,500 square feet (690 acres). In the last three years, LLSI has surveyed more than
86,119,300 square feet (1,977 acres) of geomembrane. These surveys were performed in
accordance with ASTM standards D6747, D7002, D7007, D7240, and D7953.


LLSI has developed, designed, and built the specialized equipment required to perform
these services. LLSI leak location equipment, software, and procedures are custom designed and
fabricated by LLSI employees to produce unequaled leak detection capabilities. The equipment
and procedures have been improved and optimized through 26 years of field applications.

The personnel qualifications of Leak Location Services, Inc. are unmatched in the world.
Five LLSI leak location supervisors have at least eight years of experience and have surveyed more
than 9 million square feet of geomembrane in the last three years. 

LLSI holds training meetings to maximize operator proficiency and knowledge. LLSI field
personnel also have received safety training for OSHA HAZWOPER, OSHA Construction Safety
and Health, OSHA 30 Hour Construction Industry Outreach, MSHA work at surface mines,
SafeLand USA, confined space entry, first aid, CPR and AED. In addition, LLSI subscribes to
ISNetworld, PICS, PEC, Browz, and CanQual safety programs.