FOR VACUUM EXCAVATION SERVICES
Using non-destructive digging techniques like vacuum excavation and hydro excavation has proven to significantly mitigate the risk of line strikes and utility damage, while also decreasing project time
Safely excavating around cable networks and buried pipelines, emergency repair for utility and pipeline networks, rail track maintenance deep excavation, confined space excavation, sewer clearance, clearing around tree roots, basement work and more.
Vac Ex is commonly used for environmental maintenance, including clearing away any environmental damage and cleaning blocked gullies and gutters on the street.
THERE ARE MANY DIFFERENT TYPES OF
VACUUM EXCAVATION INFORMATION SHEET
VACUUM EXCAVATION FAQS
Utility locating uses radio waves above surface to give a presumed location of a buried utility without disturbing the ground’s surface which is Level B. Vacuum Excavation is disturbing the ground in a non destructive way to expose utility lines and prove that it’s there, proving the exaction location and depth of that utility which is Level A. Utility locating does not prove the actual size and depth of the utility. So if someone is digging near an existing utility that has been marked by locating, it is the responsibility of the person doing the digging to verify daylight or prove the location of the marked utility.
Both involve using jets of air or water to break up soil and ground fill that is then sucked up to clear the area. There is no clear or right answer about which is better. It depends on multiple factors about the type of job, work conditions and goals, as well as some specifics about the site. On The Mark Locators can speak with you to asses the job site conditions and what is best for that project.
On The Mark Locators uses a precision water nozzle on a high-pressure hose, where water is jetted to efficiently clean and remove mud, slush, debris, and soil.