Hydrovac

Hydrovac

Hydrovac is a non-destructive, highly efficient solution that employs pressurized water to safely expose buried pipe and cables on a construction site or utility crossing.

Based in Nisku, Alberta, The Hydrovac Company (HVC) serves clients throughout north-central Alberta. We operate an advanced fleet of new-model Tornado F4 Slope Tri-Drive hydrovac trucks, which are professionally managed and operated by a skilled and experienced team deeply committed to your success. Our technical expertise extends to a detailed understanding of all geological and climatic factors that can potentially impact your project.

Safe and Efficient | Hydrovac is the safest, most economical solution for exposing buried pipes and utility lines. Skilled operators use pressurized water to dig without any risk of damage.

The Hydrovac Company’s Ground Disturbance Code of Practice

This code of practice is unique in the industry. It applies to all our hydrovac excavations and reflects our commitment to completing a job to the safest, most professional standards.

Drawing on best practices gained through decades of experience – and developed in conjunction with industry, research and training partners – our code ensures the safest, most efficient and most consistent excavation possible. It details optimum water pressure and temperature according to ground materials, ground conditions and type of utilities that will be exposed.

The Hydrovac Company strictly adheres to the highest HSE protocols on the jobsite. All employees receive the tools, training, knowledge and support required to assess, avoid and mitigate risk. Their thorough, meticulous approach ensures projects are always completed safely and accurately – with no stone left unturned.

Hydrovac Excavation
Watch as The Hydrovac Company demonstrates how hydrovac excavation provides an effective solution for exposing buried utilities and infrastructure that’s safe and fast.

Equipment Inventory

Year Make Chassis Equipment
2014 Western Star Tri-Drive F4 Tornado Hydrovac module
2014 Freightliner Tri-Drive F4 Tornado Hydrovac module
2015 Western Star Tri-Drive F4 Tornado Hydrovac module
2015 Western Star Tri-Drive F4 Tornado Hydrovac module
2015 Kenworth Tri-Drive F4 Tornado Hydrovac module
2015 Kenworth Tri-Drive F4 Tornado Hydrovac module
2016 Western Star Tri-Drive F4 Tornado Hydrovac module
2016 Western Star Tri-Drive F4 Tornado Hydrovac module
2016 Western Star Tri-Drive F4 Tornado Hydrovac module
2016 Kenworth Tri-Drive F4 Tornado Hydrovac module
2017 Peterbuilt Tri-Drive F4 Tornado Hydrovac module

Hydrovac in the Field

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