Categories for Hydro Excavation

The Advantages of Hydro Excavation

July 12, 2021

If you need to undertake a major construction or plumbing project, you’re going to have to figure out how to move a considerable amount of soil. You could go the traditional route and use manual laborers with shovels and heavy construction machinery like a backhoe, but there’s a better way. If you’re performing a sewer excavation job, you need to consider the benefits presented by hydro excavation. This is the process of moving soil by using pressurized water. The displaced soil is then vacuumed up and sent to a tank in a truck. There are many advantages to using hydro... View Article

What Is Hydro Excavation?

January 30, 2021

If you’ve ever seen the damage a hurricane or tsunami can cause, you know water is a powerful force. That power can be harnessed for good, too. Hydro excavating is an efficient, effective way to move dirt in Bay City, MI. When you’re excavating for sewer lines, septic tanks and other trenches, hydro excavation is one of the most effective methods available. Read on to learn how it works and why it’s such an ideal method. How it works Hydro excavation was initially “discovered” in Canada. Canada’s northern climate means that the ground is often frozen throughout the year, which... View Article

What You Should Know About Hydro Excavation

August 5, 2020

The technology and processes used to accomplish excavation at construction and job sites is constantly evolving, and today one of the more popular methods of excavation is hydro excavation. But what is hydro excavating, and what are its benefits to our customers in Bay City, MI? Here’s a quick overview of everything you should know. Hydro excavation versus standard excavation Hydro excavation involves the use of highly pressurized water combined with an air vacuum. The water clears a path through the soil, and the air vacuum sucks up all the debris and easily removes it from the site. These processes... View Article

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