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Hydro Excavation




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Hydro Excavation Services

Hydro Excavation Services

Hydro Excavation is the process of removing soil from an area with pressurized water and a vacuum. In other words a non-destructive method that successfully remove soil or debris with an industrial strength vacuum truck. This works great to safely dig around underground utilities. Including piping systems, fiber optics, telephone lines and cables. These sensitive lines can easily be damaged with traditional digging methods. 

There are several uses for hydro excavation. Some of these include debris removal, digging in cold weather, digging in remote locations, and slot trenching.

  • Debris Removal - In nature, soil can stop a variety of structures from working properly. To successfully get rid of debris and dirt, hydro-excavation is used in a process known as debris removal. Using hydro excavation to get rid of unwanted debris is advantageous because it is relatively non-destructive.

  • Digging in areas of existing underground utilities – Oftentimes, hydro-excavation needs to be done in a tight area where water lines, cable lines, and other utility lines are present. Since hydro-excavation is non-destructive, it is often used when damage to these lines would be expensive and inconvenient for residents.

  • Slot Trenching – This process involves digging in places where new cable lines and pipes will eventually go. One reason hydro excavation is used to do this as opposed to other traditional digging methods is because it can be done in cold weather and is extremely efficient, saving time and money.

Searching for hydro excavation companies or looking for more information on hydro vac excavation. Contact us today and we can consult with you if you are interested using our hydro excavation services. 

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Potholing for utilities also known as daylighting is a method that includes a hydro excavation truck. The idea is to obtain visual confirmation of the utilities.

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Vacuum or excavation trucks are perfect when you're needing to remove not only solids but liquids or sludge type consistencies. 


Hydro Excavation Services

Hydro Excavation Services

At Cloud 9 Services, LLC  we offer dependable hydro excavation services and use top-of-the-line equipment for all of our jobs. Our technicians are also well trained, effective, efficient and reliable for all of our services, so you can rest easy knowing you are in the hands of a capable crew.

What is Hydro Excavation?

What is Hydro excavation? Hydro excavation is a method that uses high-powered vacuuming and pressurized water to remove earth surrounding pipes, cables, or whatever you are trying to reach underground. The removed dirt can either be dumped on-site or hauled off a specialized facility; because the dirt is excavated utilizing water, the dirt becomes a type of slurry that is not ideal to be replaced back in the same spot.

Why use Hydro Excavation?

Hiring a hydro excavation technician is a much better alternative to traditional digging methods. By choosing hydro-excavation, you will save money and have your job completed more quickly. Choose hydro-excavation if you want a digging method that is:

  • Fast- Hydro excavation is much faster than traditional digging methods. The use of pressurized water and vacuuming combine to remove earth quickly and expose underground pipes long before digging would. If you have deadlines to meet or want your project finished quickly, hydro-excavation is the choice for you.

  • Safe- Exposing underground utilities can be a risky business; hydro-excavation takes the risk out of it. Since water is removing the dirt, there is no danger of accidentally hitting a pipe. This is safer for the workers, the pipes, and the civilians who use the utilities.

  • Low-Cost- Since hydro excavation is so much faster than other methods, it ends up saving you money because you are paying for less work and fewer days on the job than you would with conventional digging.

  • Effective- Hydro excavation can be used even where regular digging can’t—in frozen ground or difficult soil—because the water works to soften the dirt which can then be removed easily.

What are the benefits of Hydro Excavation?

Hydro excavation brings dozens of benefits to the industrial excavation world. It's the most preferred method of digging because of its low cost, efficient and accurate results.

The benefits of this process are :

  • Less invasive in nature when compared to other traditional methods of excavating.

  • Since it does not involve any chemicals, this process is environmentally friendly.

  • Higher precision, leading to lesser disposal of materials and accordingly less restoration.

  • Uses less manpower when compared to traditional digging methods.

  • Due to the debris storage tank, dirt is not allowed to gather on the road, keeping the surrounding area clean. Further, it leads to minimal disruption in traffic and inconvenience to public in terms of accidental damages to power or electrical lines.

In general, hydro excavation is a method that creates a better service for the customer and that makes life easier for the contractors, the customers and the laborers.

Searching for hydro excavation companies or more information about hydro excavation, please contact us at Cloud 9 Services, LLC, (407) 481-2750, and one of our hydro excavation technicians will be happy to assist you.

Safety and Best Practices for Hydrovac Equipment

While hydrovac equipment is a low-impact trenching method, as with any construction activity, this operation poses some inherent health and safety risks. Engineering and construction teams should therefore use appropriate equipment and develop heath, safety, and environmental (HSE) plans well in advance of any trenching. It is crucial that teams work together to classify potential hydrovac risks and establish practical measures to mitigate them. 

By taking the time to identify the risks and hazards of a project, construction teams can minimize the occurrence of events that can lead to work-related injuries and even fatalities. Listed below are some of the best safety practices that should be implemented on a typical hydrovac job :

Ensure that Workers are Trained :

Hydrovac excavation provides a method to dig through soil in a safer way, due to there being no heavy equipment and no destruction to properties or underground utilities. This also keeps workers safer while on the job because there are less risk factors involved. However, it is still very important to make sure all your technicians are up-to-date on all their training and know the proper safety guidelines to follow to make sure the job goes smoothly. 

Cloud 9 Services, LLC offers dependable hydro excavation services and uses top-of-the-line equipment for all our jobs. We also have the best workers in the Florida area who are all prepared to handle your hydro excavation job safely and effectively.

Hire a Professional Hydro Excavation Company Today!


We here at Cloud 9 Services are here for all your Hydro Excavation needs.

If you are in need of a service please give us a call, we are here 24/7 Nights and Weekends


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(407) 481-2750


1201 W. Jackson St

Orlando, FL 32805

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