Drilling Services Photo Gallery

Professional Drilling
Professional Drilling

Rigs and crews capable of minimal site disturbance

Low Clearance Drilling
Low Clearance Drilling

Small off-road rig capable of accessing difficult sites

Professional Outreach
Professional Outreach

Engineering students learning about geology and working with Geologists

Drilling Niagara Gorge
Drilling Niagara Gorge

EDI drill rig being lowered into Niagara Gorge - Niagara County

Homesite Investigation - Amherst
Homesite Investigation - Amherst

Track mounted rig provides low-impact soil sampling - Amherst New York

Split Spoon Sample
Split Spoon Sample

Standard penetration sample being described by EDI Soil Scientist on-site

All-terrain Rig
All-terrain Rig

ATV drill rig used for sites with difficult access

Geotechnical Sampling Niagara Gorge
Geotechnical Sampling Niagara Gorge

Bedrock coring in the Niagara Gorge

Soil Sampling
Soil Sampling

Drilling logs provided for engineering purposes.

Education Outreach
Education Outreach

Drilling demonstration at Penn Dixie Earth Science Day

Thin Wall Coring
Thin Wall Coring

Bridge abutment and pier thin wall coring

Drilling Niagara Gorge
Drilling Niagara Gorge

Bedrock investigation below the Rainbow Bridge

Barge Drilling
Barge Drilling

EDI provides a variety of barge drilling services

Bank Stability Drilling
Bank Stability Drilling

Bedrock coring along the Letchworth Gorge

Slope Failure
Slope Failure

Conducting a geotechnical investigation for a slope failure - Amherst New York

Soil Stability Issues
Soil Stability Issues

Example of foundation failure due to building on poor soils. Note the settlement crack in the driveway that extends into the building.

Environmental Drilling Along The Mohawk
Environmental Drilling Along The Mohawk

Environmental drilling along the Mohawk River

All Season Sampling
All Season Sampling

EDI drill crew collecting soil samples in the snow - Buffalo New York

Environmental Sampling
Environmental Sampling

A split spoon sample showing contaminated soil

Drilling in Tight Places
Drilling in Tight Places

EDI has the ability to sample in a variety of locations

Bedrock Core Sample
Bedrock Core Sample

Bedrock core sample obtained during a geotechnical investigation

Ground Protection Mats at Work
Ground Protection Mats at Work

Using mats to protect the site from unnecessary disturbance

Snow Day
Snow Day

Soil samples can be obtained year-round

Monitoring Well
Monitoring Well

Monitoring well installed to document potential environmental & soil contamination