Drilling Services Photo Gallery

Professional Drilling
Professional Drilling

Rigs and crews capable of minimal site disturbance

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Low Clearance Drilling
Low Clearance Drilling

Small off-road rig capable of accessing difficult sites

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Professional Outreach
Professional Outreach

Engineering students learning about geology and working with Geologists

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Drilling Niagara Gorge
Drilling Niagara Gorge

EDI drill rig being lowered into Niagara Gorge - Niagara County

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Homesite Investigation - Amherst
Homesite Investigation - Amherst

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

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Split Spoon Sample
Split Spoon Sample

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

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All-terrain Rig
All-terrain Rig

ATV drill rig used for sites with difficult access

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Geotechnical Sampling Niagara Gorge
Geotechnical Sampling Niagara Gorge

Bedrock coring in the Niagara Gorge

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Soil Sampling
Soil Sampling

Drilling logs provided for engineering purposes.

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Education Outreach
Education Outreach

Drilling demonstration at Penn Dixie Earth Science Day

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Thin Wall Coring
Thin Wall Coring

Bridge abutment and pier thin wall coring

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Drilling Niagara Gorge
Drilling Niagara Gorge

Bedrock investigation below the Rainbow Bridge

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Barge Drilling
Barge Drilling

EDI provides a variety of barge drilling services

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Bank Stability Drilling
Bank Stability Drilling

Bedrock coring along the Letchworth Gorge

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Slope Failure
Slope Failure

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

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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.

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Environmental Drilling Along The Mohawk
Environmental Drilling Along The Mohawk

Environmental drilling along the Mohawk River

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All Season Sampling
All Season Sampling

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

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Environmental Sampling
Environmental Sampling

A split spoon sample showing contaminated soil

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Drilling in Tight Places
Drilling in Tight Places

EDI has the ability to sample in a variety of locations

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Bedrock Core Sample
Bedrock Core Sample

Bedrock core sample obtained during a geotechnical investigation

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Ground Protection Mats at Work
Ground Protection Mats at Work

Using mats to protect the site from unnecessary disturbance

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Snow Day
Snow Day

Soil samples can be obtained year-round

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Monitoring Well
Monitoring Well

Monitoring well installed to document potential environmental & soil contamination

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