Uses for Vacuum Excavation Trucks

Vacvator Hydro excvation trucks are made in Australia

Water, Waste Water & Sewer Utilities

  • Locate & pothole underground services
  • Water main repairs – remove water from the excavation and expose damaged pipe
  • Clean debris from around hydrants, valve’s and meters
  • Clean out sumps and culverts
  • Excavate lead-ins from the main to the house for water and sewer services
  • Clean out manholes and jet sewer lines
  • Clean sewer and water treatment plants
  • Septic tank cleaning
  • Porta-loo clean up
  • Clean and maintain storm drains and sumps

Electrical Infrastructure

  • Exposing/locating underground services prior to excavation
  • Potholing for soil testing and thermal resistivity
  • Clean debris from inside ducts
  • Suck proving mandrel through conduits and rope conduits
  • Clean out pits and manholes
  • Pit and manhole removal
  • Bulk excavate around congested services
  • Remove ground water from excavation
  • Safe power pole installation
  • Safe way to pothole services in transformer yards and remove ballast

Civil Excavation Contractors

  • Pothole/locate utility services prior to excavation
  • Remove water from trenches
  • Clean out piers/footings prior to concrete pour
  • Excavate new service lines
  • Bulk trenching around service congestion
  • Clean up excess concrete

HDD Contractors

  • Locate/pothole utilities prior to drilling
  • Drilling fluid disposal
  • Clean out recycling bins
  • Remove water from conduits and pits


  • Exposing/locating underground services
  • Clean out pits and manholes
  • Suck debris out of conduits
  • Suck proving mandrel and rope conduits
  • Pit and manhole removal

Hire Companies

  • Utility contractors
  • Civil contractors
  • Plumbers
  • Landscape contractors – safe method to transplant trees, mulch and gravel removal
  • Fencing contractors
  • Homeowner’s
  • Home maintenance contractors
  • Emergency services
  • Gutter cleaning
  • Clean out roof space


  • Potholing utilities in and around roadways prior to asset relocations
  • Clean road surface after concrete and asphalt cutting
  • Culvert/drainage clean out
  • Clean and maintain storm drains
  • Safe Road sign installation
  • Clean cattle grids in rural areas

Mine Sites & Crushing Plants

  • Machinery/conveyor clean-up of wet and dry material
  • Pothole/locate underground service prior to construction
  • Clean up around weighing/scale areas
  • Clean up accidental spillage/dumping


  • Potholing underground services
  • General site cleaning
  • Tank and storage facility clean out
  • Control and clean accidental spillage/dumping

Emergency Uses (Fire/Storm Damage)

  • Clean up interior and exterior of structures after a fire
  • Flood clean up – interior and exterior
  • Road spills
  • Accident site clean up
  • Clean up after cyclone
  • COVID-19 bulk sanitisation of exteriors

Other Uses

  • Excavate under buildings and houses
  • Car wash pit clean out
  • Grease-trap clean out
  • Parking lot clean up and degreasing
  • Clean out golf-course sand traps
  • Clean up food processing plants
  • Vineyards – vats and bins
  • Clean out animal stalls
  • Industrial fan and filter cleaning
  • Gas station rehab – underground services, tank removal
  • Contaminated material removal