Ice
Ice Road Maintenance

  Living and working in Northern BC equates to some of the trickiest winter driving conditions. Many individuals have to traverse man-made ice roads to access oil and gas operations, mining, forestry or other applications. In fact, Canada is home to approximately 5300 km of frozen, temporary roads. Northern Vac Services offers ice road maintenance […]

Industrial
Industrial Site Snow Removal

  Northern Vac Services has proudly been locally owned and operated since 1968. With decades of experience serving Fort St. John, Tumbler Ridge, Chetwynd, Dawson Creek, Nelson and more, we are extremely familiar with our weather, our roadways, our cell phone and backcountry accessibility. We know firsthand how intense and physically demanding northern winters can […]

Winter
Winter Septic Tank Woes

Northern Vac Services in Fort St. John wants you to be secure and cozy this winter season. Ensuring your septic tank is happy now, prior to your lid being buried in feet of snow is definitely helpful! Our team is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you enjoy your plumbing […]

Hydrovac
Hydrovac Maintenance Winter Maintenance Tips

  Winter temperatures and a chilly environment can dramatically influence those who work in the elements. Northern  Vac Services understands how winter can suddenly arrive in Fort St. John whether people are ready or not! Our industrial transport team takes working outside in freezing, icy and unpredictable conditions very seriously. We are on call 24/7, […]

H2S
H2S Safety & Awareness with Northern Vac Services

  Hydrogen Sulfide or H2S is a deadly, colorless, highly flammable gas that can cause catastrophic effects with minimal exposure. It smells like rotten eggs; however, our sense of smell cannot be relied on as a personal H2S concentration measurement system. Hydrogen Sulfide exposure can cause significant health effects and even death, depending on how […]

Safety
Safety Is First at Northern Vac Services

  Working around any type of industrial equipment requires consistent safety strategies for everyone’s health and well-being. Northern Vac Services in Fort St. John works with many dangerous industries including oil & gas plants, construction sites on a daily basis. Our team understands the importance of updated training procedures, clear communication and following updated safety […]

HydroVac
HydroVac Services for Flooding: Drain & Culvert Cleaning

It’s that time of year again! Spring has arrived and along with it we can expect warmer, sunnier days and melting snow. Flooding season is officially here! Frozen plumbing lines combine with frozen manholes can have catastrophic results. Homes and businesses commonly become backed up and water damage can occur. Properties that have inadequate drainage […]