Tactical. Accurate. Responsive.

Private Utility Locating and GPR Services

Target Locating is a private Utility Locating Company serving Western North Carolina (WNC), Western Piedmont, South Carolina mountains, and East Tennessee. Our advanced technical solutions protect valuable underground utilities and assets, giving your excavation projects an extra layer of confidence and safety. With us on your team, you won’t have to worry about unwelcome surprises during construction.

Local and Independently Owned

Target Locating is the only local and independently owned private utility locating company in WNC. Conveniently located in Asheville, North Carolina, we offer quick response times and face-to-face meetings for our residential, commercial, and industrial clients. You will find our expertise and passion for our business a distinct advantage over hiring a large company for your underground locating projects.

Utility Locating Services

Ground Penetrating Radar

Concrete Scanning

Leak Detection

Mapping and Reporting

Industries We Work With


Homeowners and general contractors are starting a home improvement or expansion project, landscaping and drainage work, or dealing with an underground water leak.

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Construction Companies

Small & large construction sites including schools, universities, hospitals and national chains.

Large diameter horizontal drilling bit

Horizontal Boring/Drilling Contractors

Ground Penetrating Radar provides utility depth approximation for drill paths in planning and strategy implementation.

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Multifamily Properties and Developers

Target Locating works with large apartment properties and housing development projects to locate utility services or to identify underground conflicts for construction and improvement projects.

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Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) identification of facility utilities during the design phase of large-scale construction projects.

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Environmental/Engineering Consulting

Locate utilities and USTs to obtain Borehole Clearance for subsurface drilling and excavation.


Superb Service

“Superb service by Chris.  He responded on-site in one business day.  He exceeded our requirements – covered a wide range of power, water, and telephone lines, some of which were buried quite deep.  Chris combines unwavering focus on the task with very personable client relationships.”

Marked and ready to go!

“We needed a private well marked at our new home in Leicester, NC and we were having a very tough time finding anyone to do this. I found Target Locating online in a google search and what a GREAT find! We made an appointment and Chris showed up on time and was able to locate our water lines very quickly! We are marked and ready to go!!! Thanks Target Locating Environmental!!!”

Highly Recommended

“I needed a fairly quick mapping of the electrical lines from my house to the barn before demolition and reconstruction of the barn could begin, and I had forgotten all about finding the lines. Chris responded with a needed fast date, arrived as scheduled and flagged the lines. The service was professional, Chris was friendly and I could not be happier with his work. I’m in Tryon in Polk County, and being relatively local, Target was considerably less expensive than the firms out of Charlotte, who were also too busy to meet my schedule. I highly recommend Target Locating if you need location services.”