Hydro-Excavation utilizes pressurized water to break up the ground into small pieces. Then the ground is removed via air conveyance into a debris tank. Water is powerful enough to carve the Grand Canyon, yet it is gentle enough to wash a new-born baby. The technology provides a non-destructive means to safely locate underground utilities and precisely excavate an area. Hydro-excavation work is just another example of our innovative technology and a specialized technique that C.J. Erickson is experienced in performing for our clients.
In 2009 C.J. Erickson instituted a “Critical Dig” procedure for all underground utility work. Surface locating of utilities near or around a planned excavation is standard practice. We take this a step further by finding the utility at its underground location prior to any excavation with heavy equipment.
Hydro-excavation technology allows C.J. Erickson Plumbing to help with: