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Flooding or Leaks From Broken Underground Pipes
- Find underground pipe leak with listening device – Use a digital listening device or acoustic detector to pick up the sound of running water underground.
- Find underground pipe leak with ground probing – Use a soil probe or long metal rod to penetrate the ground and feel for moisture or soft spots in the soil.
- Find underground pipe leak with chemical tracer – Introduce a traceable dye or chemical into the water system.
- Find underground pipe leak with Excavation – As a last resort, carefully dig into the ground where other methods indicate a leak.