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Hydro Excavation – A Cleaner, Softer Option to Backhoe

Hydro Excavation is sometimes referred to as soft digging as it is less invasive than a backhoe or other mechanized equipment to excavate. With hydro excavation, pressurized water is used to remove the earth to get to the area that requires attention. As the excavation progresses, the water/soil mix is vacuumed up by an EdenFlo vacuum pump truck – rather than leaving large piles of dirt and debris beside the area. This results in a cleaner job with less disruption to foot and vehicle traffic.
On the lower mainland, choose a cleaner, softer option to excavate. Choose the trusted experts at EdenFlo Vacuum Pump Truck service to do your hydro excavation job right. We service Vancouver, Abbotsford, Aldergrove, Surrey, Langley, Burnaby, New Westminster, Coquitlam, Delta or White Rock.  Call us today at 604 575 1414 or contact us for a complimentary review of your requirements.

Hydro Excavation the Most Environmentally Friendly Option to Expose Underground Assets

Hydro Excavation is the most environmentally friendly option to expose underground assets as the only two elements used in the process are air and water. The expert Hydro Excavation team at EdenFlo Vacuum Pump Truck Services uses high-pressure water to loosen the surface material, and then uses suction and airflow to remove the loose soil material and store it in a debris tank for later disposal from the site or to use as backfill for the project once the excavation is complete. 
Hydro excavation is the least intrusive process and creates a smaller footprint than a backhoe and other heavy equipment. As well, our team are experts in using just the right amount of water pressure to expose the work area, being careful not to damage pipes or conduit.
On the lower mainland, we are all concerned about the environment. Choose the trusted experts at EdenFlo Vacuum Pump Truck service to do your hydro excavation job right with the least environmental impact. We service Vancouver, Abbotsford, Aldergrove, Surrey, Langley, Burnaby, New Westminster, Coquitlam, Delta or White Rock.  Call us today at 604 575 1414 or contact us for a complimentary review of your requirements.

Hydro Excavation is the Most Accurate Way to Expose Underground Assets

If you are looking for the most accurate and fastest way to expose pipes and other underground assets, Hydro Excavation is your best bet.  A modern vacuum truck injects high pressure water into an area, creating a slurry that is then vacuumed up using a large suction pipe. This ensures minimal damage to whatever you are trying to expose.  Compare this to using a backhoe and trying to get close enough for a worker to try to hand dig to expose the area. The backhoe option is likely to result in damage, will take longer and require a bigger clean up. Hydro Excavation is not only more accurate, it is safer and faster.
EdenFlo team members are some of the most experienced Hydro Excavators on the lower mainland. They have received extensive training to accurately and efficiently get at your underground problem.
 

Wherever your Lower mainland hydro excavation needs are, you can count on the trusted experts at EdenFlo Vacuum Pump Truck service to get you the best results. EdenFlo will service Vancouver, Abbotsford, Aldergrove, Surrey, Langley, Burnaby, New Westminster, Coquitlam, Delta or White Rock.  Call us today at 604 575 1414 or contact us for a complimentary review of your requirements.

Why Hydro Excavation is the Safest Way to Dig and Move Soil

 Whenever you are dealing with construction equipment, safety is always top of mind.  Compared to using a backhoe to access pipes or conduit, EdenFlo’s fleet of vacuum trucks will  provide a way of digging and moving soil in a safer manner. Hydro Excavation is a non-mechanic and non-destructive method of accessing underground assets. Workers will be safe from machinery accidents, while EdenFlo personnel ensure that proper barriers are set up to keep the public a safe distance away from the excavation area.

Why is Hydro Excavation so safe? The process only involves water and an air vacuum. Because large hoses are used in the process, EdenFlo hydro excavation equipment can be  positioned at a safe distance from the actual excavation area. If the area is under, or near a road, the vacuum truck can be parked so that traffic can move safely around an excavation site.

EdenFlo is the trusted hydro excavation service for the lower mainland.

The extensive specialized fleet ensures that your needs will be met quickly and efficiently.

Wherever your Lower mainland hydro excavation needs are, you can count on the trusted experts at EdenFlo Vacuum Pump Truck service to get you the best results. EdenFlo will service Vancouver, Abbotsford, Aldergrove, Surrey, Langley, Burnaby, New Westminster, Coquitlam, Delta or White Rock.  Call us today at 604 575 1414 or contact us for a complimentary review of your requirements.

 Think of Hydro Excavation as the Alternative to a Backhoe

If you are wondering about hydro excavation, you may want to think of it as a soil removal service. Instead of using a backhoe, a vacuum truck uses pressurized water to create a dirt slurry. Once the slurry is of the right consistency, the hydrovac equipment can vacuum the slurry up to uncover existing utility lines and pipe systems with minimal risk of breaks or tears. Once repairs are completed, the slurry can be pumped back into the area.

EdenFlo is the trusted hydro excavation service for the lower mainland. The extensive specialized fleet ensures that your needs will be met quickly and efficiently.

Wherever your Lower mainland hydro excavation needs are, you can count on the trusted experts at EdenFlo Vacuum Pump Truck service. EdenFlo will service Vancouver, Abbotsford, Aldergrove, Surrey, Langley, Burnaby, New Westminster, Coquitlam, Delta or White Rock.  Call us today at 604 575 1414 or contact us for a complimentary review of your requirements.

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Hydro Excavation –  A Commercial Specialty of EdenFlo Pump Truck Services

Hydro Excavation is a fast and safe method of exposing underground utilities. One of the greatest benefits of using hydro-excavation over other typical forms of excavation is its ability to safely and quickly “dig” in areas where other utilities might be present, without risk of interruption and/or damage to these systems, or injury to workers and others.

With this service you can avoid costly and deadly contact with underground utilities. Applications include exposing tree stumps for removal, creating landscaping features such as pools, ponds and fountains, digging in hard to reach areas, and hydro trenching for line installation.

INDUSTRIES SERVED

  •  Industrial construction
  • Commercial construction
  • Utility installations
  • Municipal services
  • Electrical and mechanical services
  • Property management
Wherever your Lower mainland hydro excavation needs are, you can count on the trusted experts at EdenFlo Vacuum Pump Truck service. EdenFlo will service Vancouver, Abbotsford, Aldergrove, Surrey, Langley, Burnaby, New Westminster, Coquitlam, Delta or White Rock.  Call us today at 604 575 1414 or contact us for a complimentary review of your requirements.

 

Hydrovac Service More Environmentally Friendly than Other Excavation Options

Hydrovac trucks are widely used in the hydro excavation process because of the gentle footprint they leave compared to backhoes and other, more evasive excavation methods. Hydrovacs are used to excavate all types of materials such as clay, sand, ice, and gravel. EdenFlo’s hydrovac service makes the excavation process non-destructive, smooth, and efficient. Underground fixtures are not damaged in the process. Hydrovac service involves the use of pressurized water and vacuum to remove unwanted debris from the work site.

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Hydrovac trucks have two main components which empower the excavation process. First, high-pressure jets which loosen the material being excavated. Second, a strong vacuum hose pulls out all the debris which is transferred to a large debris holding tank.

If you require the best excavation services think of EdenFlo.  We service all areas of the lower mainland including Vancouver, Delta, Surrey, Langley, White Rock, Richmond, Lions Bay and Abbotsford.

Hydro Excavation – Benefits Versus Conventional Methods of Excavating

Whether they’re property managers or residential homeowners, most people deal with needing to excavate at some time or another. Fortunately, there are a number of new methods available that can make the process much easier. Let’s take a look at one of these, hydro excavation.

What is Hydro Excavation?
Hydro excavating is a process that combines pressurized water with an industrial strength vacuum. When used in tandem, hydro excavation services can both excavate soil and then evacuate it, as well.

What is Hydro Excavation Used For?
The process is beneficial for all kinds of excavating. For example, it can be used for potholing, slot trenching, removing miscellaneous debris, cold weather digging, piling hole excavation, and much more.

One especially useful application is with exposing underground utilities. In fact, there’s no better way to find those buried utilities than with hydro excavation. The problem with conventional methods of excavating is that they can cause major problems if someone’s digging were to run into a buried septic system.

This isn’t a concern when hydro excavating is being done. The process is often known as “soft digging” because the water is so non-destructive to whatever it touches. As such, if it does run into underground tanks, they’re left unharmed, and a much larger problem is avoided.

Further Benefits
Opting to use hydro excavation carries a number of other benefits with it, as well. Hydro excavating is extremely cost-effective, for example. This is partially due to the fact that there is not nearly as great a need for ground repairs when the process is finished, as compared to conventional methods.

That’s actually a good example of how hydro excavation can save money. Another is because it’s so much quicker, as well. When hydro excavation is used for problems near or below highways, for example, traffic isn’t impeded for nearly as long when compared to conventional methods.

There are a number of reasons to choose hydro excavating for your excavation needs. Edenflo can not only help you better understand these instances, but they’ll also provide you with the services as well.

Use Hydro Excavation and Hydro Flushing to Safely Expose Sensitive Utilities

Hydro evacuation is a fast process that uses specialized water evacuating equipment that can quickly vacuum up debris, sludge, dirt, and silt safely. The process can be completed until the required depth and width has been achieved. The process of hydro evacuation offers a non-destructive solution that incorporates pressurized water and a high level vacuum system as an easy solution for digging.

The process of hydro excavation also creates a quick way to visually observe any existing underground utility that could be harmed in a traditional evacuating (digging) process. It can significantly outperform all traditional excavators, augers, and horizontal impact drilling rigs. Typically, a conventional digging project would require bulldozers, augurs, bobcats and shovels. Every one of these tools can cause significant damage to many of the hidden utilities including electric cables, optic cables, water mains, sewage pipes, and most importantly, gas pipes.

Minimizes Construction Delays
Many times, construction needs to be delayed, when an unexpected underground utility is located during the construction phase of any small or large project. This is where the process of hydro flushing and hydro evacuation can safely expose the sensitive utilities.

Because the equipment has the ability to use non-destructive methods to evacuate most holes sizes, it can be used to quickly set signpost, utility poles, concrete forms, and anchors in the exact position where required, without any potential to damaging sensitive underground utility or wires.

Because the system can so quickly evacuate all loosened debris, silt and sludge it provides the optimal working area. It minimizes the extensive restoration costs to bring the site back to its original condition.

The hydro flushing equipment also has the ability to remove any buildup scaling, sludge or debris from the interior of a pipe or drain to remove the blockage immediately.

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Property Managers: Schedule Hydro Flushing to Remove Blockages

The drainage pipes in older structures often require expert attention, especially when there is a need to blow out drain lines. Many property owners across British Columbia deal with a variety of plumbing issues where the water lines are not properly feeding the structure with enough pressure, or the drain system simply has built up layers of crusted debris making it impossible for the sewage to pass.

Assessing the Problem
Using advanced equipment, a trained technician can inspect and evaluate the problem. They can use high-pressure flushing equipment to thoroughly clean out any line from ½ inch in diameter, up to 8 foot wide storm drains. By using hydro equipment, the property manager can avoid the need to tear up drain lines and water lines that might be penetrating through the structure’s foundation.

Debris Sludge and Grease
Usually, the single largest cause for any drain line blockage in a commercial or residential property is due to the buildup of debris, sand, sludge or grease, or a combination of two or more components. By using high pressure water jetting, the technician can easily penetrate the grease and emulsify it. The process also breaks up any debris and sludge and is even powerful enough to pulverize roots. The jetting water can also cut away any of the hardened packed scale and flush out the entire system.

The process of using high pressure water flushing equipment is very economical, highly efficient, and safe for the environment. It is the most effective way to clean out sewer and drain pipes.

Routine Maintenance
When used as a preventative measure, hydro flushing offers an easy way to prevent against the buildup of mineral deposits and grease, along with intense scaling caused by decomposing debris and sludge. Any clogged can cause significant problems that could easily cause significant loss to revenue and customers.