LOCAL EXCAVATION CONTRACTOR
Also known as hydro excavation, potholing, daylighting, hydro-trenching or vacuum excavation, hydrovac excavation uses high-pressure water to mechanically break up earth while simultaneously vacuuming the area clear of debris. It is a safer, more efficient and non-destructive method of excavating than traditional hydraulic or manual methods.
Hydro Excavation Equipment
Our hydrovac trucks are operated by two-person crews. Our fleet offers a range of sizes and features including:
- 6400 CFM enclosed blowers
- 12-15 cubic yard debris tanks
- 1200 gallon water capacity
- 10 GPM pump operating at 2,500 psi (higher if required)
- all season operation – truck mounted hot water heaters enable cutting through ground frost
- capable of working over 300 ft (+90m) away from the truck by utilizing remote hose.
Our vacuum excavation trucks literally suck the earth and other debris out of the way through a vacuum hose. High water pressure is used to help loosen the ground material while the vacuum hose continually sucks the material into our debris tanks.
This method is highly regarded as the safest and most effective way to excavate and expose an area.
Years of working in Canada’s harsh and often cold environment have demanded increasingly efficient equipment. This state of the art equipment is now demanded by top local contractors across Ontario and Canada.
Along with the demand for improved non-destructive digging, there has been an increased need for excavation safety programs. Top hydro excavation equipment along with well-trained hydro excavation contractors has the double benefit of reduced risk of damage to underground utilities as well as increased worker safety.
In addition to the safety benefits provided to utilities as well as the workers by using hydrovac excavation, this method is much faster both during removal as well as while restoring the landscape to its original condition.