Hydro excavation is the best and most modern excavation method in use today. It is a collective term that refers to a number of tasks and a variety of machines. Here are some of the tasks that you can hire a hydrovac company for:
- Potholing – this process is among the riskiest and also among the most important preliminary activities before actually starting construction work. It is the process of revealing any underground utilities that might cause dangerous situations and accidents if they are hit or excavated into.
- Excavating large holes – hydro excavation is a very efficient digging method that is able to perform extensive digging within a very short time. High capacity Hydrodig hydrovac machines are often used for creating large holes, such as the holes needed for the foundation of buildings of any size.
- Moving soil down to a certain depth – hydro excavation can also be used for landscaping purposes, to perform the movement of a layer of soil of a certain thickness.
- Digging very thin trenches – equipped with the right type of nozzles, hydrovac machines are able to create very thin, very deep trenches that can serve a variety of purposes, such as the laying of cables and wires.