Uses for Vacuum Trucks

Posted by Aidan Houde on June 8th, 2015

A vacuum truck is a tank truck with a heavy duty vacuum system used to load solids, liquids, sludge or slurry through a suction line.

Some Liquid waste removal may include, Septic, Sludge, Oil, Waste Water, Jet Fuel, Solvents/Thinners, and Hydrocarbons.

Dry waste removal, may consist of materials such as mud, cements, slurries, sand and gravel.

The Waste collected needs to be removed and disposed of in a safe and responsible manner, in compliance with all regulations.

Industries where Vac Truck Services can be useful:

Commercial Building Settings

Vac Trucks can be used as a regular tool in your maintenance program. Here are a few examples of where this could be utilized:

A Vacuum trucks are commonly used to remove water that has accumulated in collection basins. Sumps are used to control excess water and aid in draining problems. Sumps are commonly found in shops, car wash bays, and most industrial bays. Using a Vac Truck to regularly clean out the solids and liquids that have accumulated, ensure proper performance from the sump pump, and also prevent flooding in the area.

Sewer pipe cleaning and storm line maintenance helps prevent clogged sewer lines. Regular maintenance needs to be kept up to remove sludge and debris buildup. This is especially important in areas with high water tables and frequent rainstorms. Regular maintenance allows sewer systems to maintain proper performance and function correctly. Using high pressure water services and vacuum trucks is a great way to ensure sewage waste is removed efficiently from the system.

Vacuum truck services can also be useful with:

Tank cleaning services above and below ground
Working in tight areas where heavy equipment cannot be used
Working with Pressure Washers
Environmental remediation
Industrial cleanup
Dangerous Goods Clean up
Petroleum industry
Septic tanks

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