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TRUVAC FLXX hydrovac excavation truck
A utility line is struck every six minutes in the United States. That means that by the time you finish reading this blog post, another line will be hit. The threat of power and utility disruption and severe injuries is very real in digging projects. That’s why we place such a high priority on safe...
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Mapping underground utility locations and using flags to mark “suggested” locations is the best way to reduce the risk of damage while working. However, maps and location methods don’t always provide exact depths and locations of buried utility lines. Visual confirmation remains a tried-and-true method to increase safety on job sites, and hydrovac excavation trucks...
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April is National Safe Digging Month, and one of the best ways to celebrate is always calling 811 at least 72 hours before digging.Taking this simple step can prevent injuries, utility outages and property damage. What is 811? 811 is the national call-before you dig phone number. Before digging, call to request that the locations...
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Every six minutes in the United States, a utility line is hit. That means that every six minutes, the threat of severe injuries and power and utility disruption becomes very real. That’s why safe digging is so important to us at Haaker Underground. We are all about taking the right steps as precautions before you...
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When it comes to innovation, quality engineering and reliable performance, no other vacuum excavators come close to TRUVAC. These premium vacuum excavator trucks are specifically designed to satisfy the safe-digging requirements of organizations or businesses that locate and verify underground utility lines and pipes, meeting the most demanding excavation needs. TRUVAC Paradigm Tough, powerful and...
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By the time you finish reading this blog post, there’s a strong chance that an underground utility line was damaged somewhere in the United States.  It happens every is minutes, and there are more than 20 million miles of buried utilities stretching across the country. It’s hard to wrap our heads around a number that...
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Want to dig faster with less water?  Our high-performance nozzles from Hydra-Flex are the answer to boosting productivity. Efficient streams and durable designs guarantee optimal performance in even the harshest environments.  Founded in 2002, Hydra-Flex has become the leader in innovative and reliable fluid handling products. Their core values of accuracy, reliability and innovation are...
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April is National Safe Digging Month — a reminder to all people who dig or excavate to call 811 at least 72 hours before digging to have utility lines marked. Taking this simple step can prevent injuries, utility outages and property damage.  What is 811?  811 is the national call-before you dig phone number. Before...
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