In this case persistent heavy rains had caused a historic land slip to become unstable and move. This caused damage to the road below and fractured a water main to a nearby village. Transport and water supply to the area were significantly compromised and a quick response was required to map the movement of the slip.
Skycap was asked by the customer to study the extent of the land slip. In order to do this a full UAV survey was commissioned and within 24 hours, a highly accurate 3D model of the site was available to engineers as a colour and near infra-red image. Using this data site engineers were able to map the areas of movement as well as potential weak points where future slips could occur based on water drainage accumulation.