In the realm of leak detection, precision is paramount. For residents and businesses throughout British Columbia, AnyLeak Company introduces the cutting-edge, highly efficient electro-acoustic leak detection services, ensuring that every leak, however small, is detected and addressed swiftly. This state-of-the-art method combines the principles of sound technology with advanced electronics to pinpoint water leaks with remarkable accuracy, even when they are hidden under layers of concrete or soil. Here’s a detailed guide to how we employ this innovative technology to safeguard your properties against the damaging effects of water leaks.

Understanding Electro-Acoustic Leak Detection

Electro-acoustic leak detection is a sophisticated technique used to locate leaks within pressurized pipes without causing any damage to the property. This method relies on the sound generated by the escaping water, which travels through the pipe and is picked up by sensitive ground microphones or listening devices. The intensity and frequency of these sounds vary depending on the size of the leak and the pressure inside the pipe, allowing trained technicians to determine the exact location of the leak.

The Process: How We Detect Leaks with Precision

  1. Site Assessment: Each engagement begins with a comprehensive assessment of the site and its plumbing infrastructure. This helps in planning the most effective approach to the detection process.
  2. Equipment Setup: We deploy advanced ground microphones and other acoustic devices strategically around the suspected leak area. These devices are highly sensitive to the sounds of leaks, even through layers of building material and ground.
  3. Sound Analysis: As water escapes from a leak under pressure, it creates noise. Our equipment captures this noise, and our technicians analyze these sounds to differentiate between normal flow noises and potential leaks.
  4. Pinpointing the Leak: By precisely locating the highest intensity of sound, we can pinpoint the exact location of the leak. This process may be repeated several times from different angles to ensure accuracy.
  5. Verification: Once a potential leak is identified, we employ other non-invasive techniques like infrared thermography to verify the presence of moisture and to confirm the leak’s location.

Advantages of Electro-Acoustic Leak Detection by AnyLeak

  • Accuracy: Electro-acoustic leak detection allows for highly accurate localization of leaks, which minimizes the need for excavation or property disruption.
  • Efficiency: This method is significantly faster than traditional leak detection techniques, leading to quicker repairs and reduced water loss.
  • Cost-Effective: By pinpointing the exact location of leaks, we help reduce repair costs by avoiding unnecessary property damage and extensive digging.
  • Versatility: Our technology is effective on all types of piping materials, including metal, plastic, and concrete, making it suitable for a wide range of residential and commercial applications.

Coverage Areas in British Columbia

AnyLeak’s electro-acoustic leak detection services are available throughout British Columbia, covering major areas such as:

  • Vancouver
  • Surrey
  • Victoria
  • Kelowna
  • Burnaby
  • Richmond
  • Coquitlam
  • Langley
  • Abbotsford

Why Choose AnyLeak?

At AnyLeak, we combine over 25 years of industry experience with the latest in leak detection technology to offer unmatched services. Our technicians are not only skilled in the use of electro-acoustic equipment but are also trained to handle any challenges that arise during the leak detection process.

Get Started with AnyLeak Today

If you suspect a leak or want to proactively protect your property from potential water damage, don’t wait. Contact AnyLeak Company for top-tier electro-acoustic leak detection services. Visit our website to schedule an assessment or call us directly to discuss your needs.


With AnyLeak’s electro-acoustic leak detection services, you can rest assured that your property is in safe hands. Our expertise and technology are your best defense against the hidden dangers of water leaks, preserving the integrity and value of your property in British Columbia.