Hydro Excavation

Hydro Excavation (also known as vacuum excavation, vac truck excavation or suction truck) is our speciality here at Tasman Excavations. It’s a form of non-destructive digging that uses high pressurised water and an industrial strength vacuum to simultaneously excavate and evacuate soil.


Why use Hydro Excavation?

Becoming increasingly popular, Hydro Excavation uses this technique to safely excavate in situations where normal excavation machinery cannot be used. This non-destructive form of digging can remove almost any kind of surface without damaging existing infrastructures.

For example: telecommunications, fiber optics, Telstra cables and underground power lines, as well as around and under concrete and driveways. The possibilities are endless.

The vacuum truck is a self contained unit which uses high pressure water at approx. 4000 psi (gerny) to break down the soil, while a vacuum pump removes the soil into holding tank on the truck. This ensures little to no mess.

Examples of common use:

  • Pot-holing

  • site cleaning

  • exposing utilities

  • any form of trenching

  • cleaning

  • mud/slurry removal

  • post holes.


Tasman Excavations is  Non Destructive Excavation Company based in Sydney and primarily services Sydney, South Coast, Central Coast up to Newcastle.

Tasman Excavations has a reputation for its excellent service. This has been built by our consistent quality supply to our customers by our professional staff and the use of right equipment.

We believe that no job is big or small. You can contact us right now on 04 154 89 376.




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