How Does Hydrovac Excavation Work?

When you are looking for a safe and effective way of digging that will not cause destruction to the utilities that are buried underneath the surface, the best option you have is hydrovac excavation. The hydro excavation process uses pressurized water and a vacuum system. Combined, these two forces are used to expose any underground infrastructure in a safe and efficient manner.

How Does Hydrovac Excavation Work?

In order for the job to be completed the right way, hydrovac trucks are often used. Hydrovac trucks are used for a variety of reasons, but mainly because the trucks can be used to uncover nearly any type of material that can be found on or around a construction site.

In our previous article, we mentioned the environmental impact of hydro excavation. Hydrovac trucks provide a safe and slightly invasive option as an improved alternative to the traditional methods of digging. When it comes to excavation and determining if there are any threats from or to any buried structures, hydro excavation is one of the safest options you will have available to you.

Hydro excavation can also be used to remove unwanted materials from the area, and this will make sure that utilities and other infrastructures are intact after the process. The hydrovac system in a hydrovac truck has proven to be a better and faster option than the hours of traditional digging you have done in the past.

Hydrovac trucks will allow your team to get the job done the right way, in a manner that is efficient, effective, and affordable. Since hydrovac trucks have the ability to dig in various types of material, it has also proven to be an effective way to successfully excavate on any type of ground, even frozen ground. Also, if you have found that traditional digging has limited your underground access, you will not run into those problems when using  a hydrovac truck.

When pressurized water and a vacuum suction system are used together, the soil will be turned into liquid and vacuumed into the truck. 4 Warriors Hydro Excavating offers a variety of excavation and hydrovac services. For more information about our services, please do not hesitate to reach out to us.