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Topping
Topping Up Septic Lagoons

One of the services that we offer at Northern Vac Services is topping up septic lagoons. This is the process of dumping into septic lagoons in order to keep their effluent levels up for winter. This is important because if the effluent level is not high enough, pipes running into the septic lagoon could freeze. […]

Site
Site Remediation & Contaminated Soil Removal

One of the most important factors of construction and land development is respecting the environment and following strict environmental protection laws put in place by the government. When a site is determined to be contaminated, environmental site remediation must take place. Environmental remediation is the removal of pollution or contaminants from environmental components such as […]

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Northern Vac Services Partners with Tailored Vac Services

  Northern Vac Services of Fort St. John has partnered with Tailored Vac Services to offer experienced in-house hydro excavation and hydrovac truck services. Hydro excavation trucks – commonly referred to as hydrovacs – offer a more reliable and effective way to excavate as compared to traditional methods. Hydro excavation via a hydrovac truck is […]

What
What Is Daylighting Excavation?

When it comes to dealing with sensitive construction operations like oil or gas lines, traditional methods often take much more time to use. They also often require significantly more space. As such, daylighting excavation has become of major interest to switch to. But what is daylighting excavation? Good question. We break down everything you need […]

How
How to Prevent Getting a Frozen Septic Tank

Anytime anything goes wrong with sewage, it can easily turn a bad day into a much worse one. This is especially true if the thing that goes wrong is that you have to deal with a frozen septic tank. That might not sound so bad at first glance. Sure it’s frozen, but how does that […]

Choosing
Choosing the Right Gravel for Your Construction Project

Different kinds of stone will always have their uses, especially gravel. Today, gravel is used in many different ways, driveways, paths, and occasionally getting sucked up by a combo vac truck for daylighting. We explore the many uses for gravel and the best types you should consider for each use below. Digging Flower Beds With […]

What
What Is Vacuum Excavation?  

There are many methods of excavating land, but few are as non-destructive as vacuum excavation. Done through the use of vacuum trucks or “hydrovac” trucks, hydro excavation is a popular choice for sensitive digging operations. What is vacuum excavation used for and what even is a vacuum truck? We have the answers to those questions and more below.  What Is Vacuum Excavation Used for and What […]