Hydro Excavation

Hydro Excavation

Our hydro excavation service presents a safer and more precise approach to uncovering sensitive hidden obstructions for key underground infrastructure. Each project requires highly trained personnel and a well-thought-out process as high-pressure water cuts through the soil precisely, eliminating the need for a backhoe.

Traditional manual digging with heavy machinery often results in operator accidents (shovel strikes) and damaged underground utilities. Hydro excavation is safer and a non-destructive alternative that requires less backfill with far superior results. Our hydro excavation trucks along with our trained operators utilizing vacuum excavation techniques will safely dig and remove soil with minimal disruptions and damage to underground infrastructure.

Hydro excavation is a more precise solution for the following situations:

  • Slot Trenches
  • Locating Utilities
  • Potholing
  • Debris Removal
  • Pole Setting
  • Daylighting
  • Pipelines
  • Pipe & Sewer Rehabilitation

Our hydro excavation techniques in removing soil is an effective alternative that is operator control through precise use of water and air vacuum. The advantages of hydro exaction are that it is cost-effective, eliminates the need for heavy machinery, and minimizes impact on hidden underground utilities or infrastructure.

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PNE’s family of brands also includes a commercial and petroleum construction division (PNE Construction), an industrial electrical contractor division (AET), and our hazardous waste management, disposal and transportation division (WXE). Ask us how we can provide a broad range of services for your business!

Commitment to Safety

Pacific Northern Environmental is committed to the safety and health of its employees, customers, and the environment we work in. Each of our managers and employees is trained in site-specific and job hazard safety practices upon hiring and annually thereafter. We also adhere to all safety protocols set by the clients we serve. On-site safety performance is tracked continuously by job site audits by our full-time safety professionals. Our Experience Modification Rating (EMR) and OSHA Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR) are well below industry average. For more information about our commitment to safety, visit our safety page.