Daylighting/Line Locating

Advantages of Daylighting and Line Locating

Daylighting refers to the exposure and uncovering of underground utilities using hydrovac excavation techniques. Pipelines, wires and other sensitive utilities may need to be exposed and located prior to conventional excavation; daylighting provides this option. It increases Hydrovac Servicesproductivity of workers and safety by allowing clear viewing and working access to the utilities.

Daylighting in particular works well for the exposure of utilities in delicate areas where there may be utility line congestion. This nondestructive method of exposing utilities and other lines greatly reduces the chance of rupturing underground pipes compared to hand digging. Daylighting is just one of the many services we offer at Hydrovac Ottawa.

With the use of hydrovac, this is a nondestructive process and greatly reduces the chance of bursting underground pipelines compared to hand or mechanical digging.

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Advantages of Hydrovac Daylighting

By using warm water, hydrovac digging can be used on frozen soil making it suitable for year round work. By using this technology, it enables the crew to drastically increase productivity that traditional excavators cannot achieve. As a result, project costs go down and safety levels for the job increases.

Whether it is a sewer flush or steam cleaning pipes, our experts have a rich experience with hydrovacs. Our hydrovac trucks hasve many unique features and innovative technology to provide you with the best experience to reach high performance levels.

Like any project, there are instances where access and passage to and from the site is limited. Complications with limited access can increase costs and cause delays. Hydrovac Ottawa uses long hoses with all of its trucks to reach these areas. Not only this, hydrovac excavation can be used in conditions involving thick clay, rocky soils and frozen ground.

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