Welcome to AnyLeak, your premier choice for underground leak detection services in British Columbia (BC). With a legacy of excellence dating back to 1999, AnyLeak has built a reputation for providing top-notch leak detection services across residential, commercial, and governmental sectors. Leveraging a team of skilled professionals and state-of-the-art technology, we specialize in identifying and addressing complex water penetration issues, saving our clients from significant repair costs. This comprehensive guide delves into the technologies we use, our step-by-step process, and the specific areas we serve.

Technologies Used in Underground Leak Detection

At AnyLeak, we pride ourselves on utilizing the latest and most advanced technologies to detect underground leaks accurately. Our arsenal of tools ensures precise detection, minimizing disruption and maximizing efficiency.

1. Acoustic Leak Detection

Acoustic sensors are one of our primary tools. These devices listen for the sound of water escaping from pipes, which is typically at a higher frequency than ambient sounds. Our technicians are trained to interpret these sounds to pinpoint the exact location of leaks.

2. Thermal Imaging

Thermal imaging cameras detect temperature variations on surfaces. Leaks often cause temperature differences that can be detected by these cameras, allowing us to locate leaks without intrusive digging or drilling.

3. Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)

Ground Penetrating Radar is a non-invasive method that uses radar pulses to image the subsurface. This technology helps us detect leaks and assess the condition of underground pipes without excavation.

4. Correlators

Leak correlators are electronic devices that use sensors placed at intervals along a pipe. These sensors detect and analyze the noise created by a leak, and the correlator calculates the leak’s exact location.

5. Smoke Testing

Smoke testing involves introducing a non-toxic smoke into the plumbing system. The smoke escapes through cracks and leaks, visually indicating the leak locations.

6. Electronic Leak Detection

Electronic leak detection uses electric currents to find leaks. By applying a small electrical charge to the water in the pipes, we can trace the path of the current to the leak.

7. Pressure Testing

Pressure testing involves pressurizing the pipe system and monitoring for pressure drops, which indicate leaks. This method is particularly useful in large, complex systems.

8. Tracer Gas Detection

Tracer gas detection involves injecting a safe, inert gas (such as hydrogen or nitrogen) into the pipes. The gas escapes through leaks, and sensitive detection equipment identifies the gas’s presence above ground, indicating the leak’s location.

9. Infrared Thermography

Infrared thermography captures images of heat distribution. Leaks often cause changes in temperature patterns, which can be detected by infrared cameras, making it an effective non-invasive detection method.

Our Step-by-Step Leak Detection Process

Our process is meticulously designed to ensure accurate detection and efficient repair of underground leaks. Here’s a detailed breakdown of our step-by-step process:

Step 1: Initial Consultation and Site Assessment

We begin with a thorough consultation to understand the client’s concerns and gather relevant information about the site. Our experts assess the site to determine the most suitable detection methods based on the specific conditions.

Step 2: Selection of Appropriate Detection Technology

Based on the site assessment, we select the most effective detection technologies. This tailored approach ensures precise results and minimizes disruption.

Step 3: Preparation and Safety Measures

We prioritize safety and preparation. Our team takes necessary precautions, including marking underground utilities and securing the area to prevent accidents during the detection process.

Step 4: Deployment of Detection Equipment

We deploy the selected detection equipment methodically across the suspected areas. Our technicians are skilled in operating and interpreting data from these advanced tools, ensuring accurate detection.

Step 5: Data Analysis and Leak Localization

The data collected from our detection equipment is analyzed to pinpoint the exact location of the leak. Our experienced technicians use their expertise to interpret the results accurately.

Step 6: Reporting and Recommendations

We provide a comprehensive report detailing the findings, including the exact location and nature of the leak. Our report also includes recommendations for repair and maintenance to prevent future issues.

Step 7: Repair and Follow-Up

If required, we offer repair services to address the detected leaks. Our follow-up services ensure that the repairs are effective and that the issue is fully resolved.

Areas We Serve

AnyLeak is proud to serve various cities and regions across British Columbia. Our extensive coverage ensures that no matter where you are in BC, we are ready to assist with your leak detection needs. Here are some of the key areas we serve:

1. Vancouver

As the largest city in BC, Vancouver is a major hub for our services. We cater to both residential and commercial properties, providing top-notch leak detection solutions.

2. Surrey

Surrey, with its diverse range of properties, benefits from our specialized leak detection services. We handle everything from single-family homes to large commercial buildings.

3. Burnaby

Burnaby’s mix of urban and suburban areas presents unique challenges for leak detection, and our team is well-equipped to handle them.

4. Richmond

Richmond’s proximity to water bodies makes leak detection crucial. Our services help prevent water damage and preserve the integrity of structures.

5. Coquitlam

Coquitlam’s residential communities rely on our expertise to maintain the safety and comfort of their homes through effective leak detection.

6. Langley

In Langley, we provide comprehensive leak detection services for both residential and commercial properties, ensuring the prevention of water damage.

7. Abbotsford

Abbotsford’s expanding urban areas benefit from our advanced leak detection technologies, safeguarding properties from potential water damage.

8. Kelowna

Kelowna’s growing population and diverse infrastructure require reliable leak detection services, which we proudly offer.

9. Victoria

As the capital city of BC, Victoria is a key service area where we ensure the integrity of both historical and modern buildings through expert leak detection.

10. Kamloops

Kamloops’ varied terrain and property types make it an essential area for our specialized leak detection services.

11. Nanaimo

In Nanaimo, we provide top-tier leak detection solutions to protect residential and commercial properties from water damage.

12. Prince George

Prince George’s remote location doesn’t deter us from offering the best leak detection services, ensuring all regions of BC have access to our expertise.

13. Chilliwack

Chilliwack’s blend of urban and agricultural areas presents unique challenges for leak detection, which our skilled team is adept at handling.

14. Maple Ridge

Maple Ridge’s residential and commercial properties benefit from our advanced leak detection technologies, ensuring the safety and integrity of structures.

15. New Westminster

New Westminster’s historical and modern buildings alike require our specialized leak detection services to prevent water damage and preserve their integrity.


At AnyLeak, our commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction drives us to provide the most reliable and advanced underground leak detection services in British Columbia. Our comprehensive range of technologies, coupled with our meticulous process, ensures that we accurately detect and address leaks, saving our clients from costly repairs and water damage. We proudly serve a wide range of areas across BC, ensuring that no matter where you are, you can count on AnyLeak for all your leak detection needs.

For more information or to schedule a consultation, contact us at:

Email: info@Anyleak.ca
Phone: +1 (604)269-5325