The qualifications of Leak Location Services, Inc. (LLSI) for performing geomembrane leak location services are unrivaled in the industry. LLSI is the world leader in geoelectric leak location testing. The present 11 members of LLSI have a combined total of more than 125 years of commercial geomembrane leak location experience. LLSI has performed more than 2,550 leak location surveys and more than 368,000,000 square feet of survey.

Company details

16124 University Oak , San Antonio , 78249 Texas USA

Locations Served

Business Type:
Service provider
Industry Type:
Soil and Groundwater - Soil and Groundwater Monitoring and Testing
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

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.

In the year 2012 alone, LLSI completed 247 geomembrane leak location surveys. The area surveyed was more than 33,770,000 square feet (766 acres) of surveys. In the last three years, LLSI has surveyed 123,700,000 square feet (2,840 acres) of surveys.

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 21 years of field applications. LLSI has more than 12 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, six provinces, and 25 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.

I. INTRODUCTION

The qualifications of Leak Location Services, Inc. (LLSI) for performing geomembrane leak location services are unrivaled in the industry. LLSI is the world leader in geoelectric leak location testing. The present 11 members of LLSI have a combined total of more than 118 years of commercial geomembrane leak location experience. LLSI has performed more than 2,780 leak location surveys and more than 399,000,000 square feet of survey.

Geomembrane leak location service is the only business of LLSI. LLSI has successfully performed leak location surveys world-wide for more than 20 years. 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.

In the year 2013 alone, LLSI completed 236 geomembrane leak location surveys. The area surveyed was more than 31,241,000 square feet (717 acres) of surveys. In the last three years, LLSI has surveyed 103,365,000 square feet (2,373 acres) of surveys.

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 22 years of field applications. LLSI has more than 12 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, six provinces, and 28 foreign countries.

II. PERSONNEL QUALIFICATIONS

The personnel qualifications of Leak Location Services, Inc. are unmatched in the world. Six LLSI leak location personnel have at least six years of experience and have surveyed more than 10,000,000 square feet of geomembrane in the last three years. Table 1 in Section III of this document lists the leak location experience in the last three years. LLSI field personnel have received safety training for OSHA HAZWOPER, OSHA Construction Safety and Health, OSHA 30 Hour Construction Industry Outreach, MSHA work at surface mines, SafeLandUSA, confined space entry, first aid, and CPR. In addition, LLSI subscribes to the ISN, PICS, PEC, Browz, and CanQual safety programs. Resumes of the LLSI personnel follow.

The personnel qualifications of Leak Location Services, Inc. are unmatched in the world. Six LLSI leak location personnel have at least six years of experience and have surveyed more than 10,000,000 square feet of geomembrane in the last three years. LLSI field personnel have received safety training for OSHA HAZWOPER, OSHA Construction Safety and Health, OSHA 30 Hour Construction Industry Outreach, confined space entry, First Aid, CPR, and MSHA work at surface mines.