Vacuum Excavation Brisbane & Toowoomba | HTD Australia
HTD Australia is a Brisbane, Queensland based company specialising in horizontal directional drilling / underground boring services for the installation of conduits under paths, driveways, roads, rail, congested and environmentally sensitive areas.
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Vacuum Excavation Brisbane

Leading Vacuum Excavation Services in Brisbane

Vacuum excavation – also known as hydro excavation – is vital to any construction or maintenance project where underground utilities are lurking. It ensures that all underground pipes and cables are mapped accurately.


This method uses high-pressure water for excavating, making it one of the safest and most convenient ways to get a true visual location of underground services without conventional trenching or digging. It’s also one of the most environment-friendly ways to excavate a site, creating a smaller eco-footprint and producing much less waste than traditional trenching.


Vacuum excavation in Toowoomba and Brisbane is an effective way to you avoid damaging underground services, which can cost a lot of money to repair or even delay your project.


Call 07 3883 1400 today to get a quote for your project.

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  • Non-destructive locating of underground utilities/services
  • Improved accuracy for visual location
  • Trenchless digging and boring
  • Quick removal of drilling slurry, mud, or water
  • Minimal risk of damaging underground services



  • Locating underground utility lines (e.g. gas, water, power, sewer mains, etc.)
  • Subsurface or underground excavations
  • Excavating small or restricted spaces
  • Small and large-scale civil works
  • Pit and conduit cleaning

Why Use Hydro Excavation in Brisbane?

The biggest advantage of vacuum excavation is the ability to keep your workers and others on the ground safe.

When you’re clear about the location of underground assets, you’ll minimise any chance of accidental line damage, or worse. Your workers will know precisely where hidden utilities lie and at what depth. If you approach this mapping process by manually digging or pressing heavy-duty machinery into commission, you’re fishing for disaster.

Hydro excavation will also minimise the chance of any trench cave-ins that can be dangerous and disruptive to your progress and the people around you.

The Many Advantages of Vacuum Excavation

  • Non-invasive. Vacuum excavation has proven to be one of the safest and most minimally disruptive excavation techniques. It minimises the risk of damaging underground services, which can save you more time and money in your project.
  • Environment-friendly. Because it mostly uses high-pressure water and a powerful vacuum system, vacuum excavation is one of the most environment-friendly digging solutions available. It creates much less waste and requires less cleaning and resurfacing after excavation, which means a smaller environmental footprint for your project.
  • Accurate service locating. Vacuum excavation offers accurate service location, thanks to its minimally disruptive excavation technique. This allows you to locate service or utility lines more easily. The accuracy and pinpoint excavation of vacuum excavation also makes it an ideal digging technique for tight and restricted spaces.
  • Cleaner excavation. Any excavated dirt or debris are immediately collected and stored in a special debris tank, creating cleaner excavations. Less dirt and debris mean you’ll spend much less time resurfacing the site and cleaning up after.
  • Less labour. Vacuum excavation uses special tools and machinery that require less labour than conventional trenching or digging. This means fewer risks for workers and greater quality control for your excavations.

Work with Trusted Vacuum Excavation in Brisbane

Need professional vacuum excavation for your project in Brisbane? Call 07 3883 1400 or send us a message today to get a quote. We are proudly one of the most trusted specialists for vacuum excavation in Brisbane, and we can help you get the job done safely and efficiently no matter the size or complexity of your project.

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