Hydro Excavation Safety Tips & Procedures

By southvac | February 8, 2022

Hydro excavation involves the use of pressurized water, wands, and vacuums to reach underground utilities. Crews that need to trench or access components below grass and soil rely on this technology to complete tasks without disturbing nearby surfaces. Hydro excavation methods promote maximum uptime, but it is vital to follow a safety checklist to reduce…


Why Your Business Should Utilize Equipment Training Services

By southvac | January 14, 2022

Equipment training services help your operators feel confident and safe when working in the field. What’s more, the proper training allows you to be sure that your operators are meeting your business’s high safety and quality standards. There are numerous reasons why your company should use third-party equipment trainers to accomplish this goal, including the…


Why Use Vacuum Trucks for Sewer Cleaning?

By southvac | December 16, 2021

Industrial vacuum trucks use a combination of high-pressure jet spray and suction to forge an unobstructed path in sewer lines, making planned maintenance easier and more sanitary. The high-powered spray and specialty nozzle are valuable for unblocking pipes, too, making it clear why many municipalities often clean sewers with a vacuum truck. How to Use Sewer…


Should You Rent or Buy Municipal Equipment?

By southvac | November 24, 2021

Many municipalities reach a point where equipment needs replacement, and the age-old question springs up — should you rent or buy fleet vehicles? There’s no easy answer since the correct response depends upon various factors, including how often you’ll use the equipment, your municipality’s purchasing power and the features you need. Both rental and purchase options…


The Importance of Removing Fallen Leaves

By southvac | October 25, 2021

It won’t be long until autumn is here, which means it will soon be time to begin those fall cleanup chores. Getting rid of fallen leaves can be a time-consuming task, but it’s one you can’t ignore. While autumn leaves are colorful and attractive to look at, it’s crucial to remove them for several reasons.…

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The Benefits of Rent-Now, Own-Later Municipal Equipment

By southvac | September 8, 2021

It’s no secret that municipal governments across the Southeast are working with tight budgets. For many of these entities, purchasing new machines such as street sweepers, storm and sewer cleaning trucks and leaf vacuum equipment isn’t a viable option. Rent-to-own programs can provide a cost-effective alternative that makes more financial sense for municipalities with limited…

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Pipe Repair Systems Overview: QuickLock

By southvac | August 24, 2021

QuickLock is a compression-based pipe repair accessory that enables users to repair the inside of pipes without the use of resin, glues or chemicals. This rehab sleeve is ideal for trenchless commercial pipe repair due to its noninvasive techniques and process efficiency. How Trenchless Pipe Repair Works QuickLock makes commercial pipe repair faster and easier…

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The Environmental Impact of Hydro Excavation

By southvac | June 29, 2021

Hydro excavation is an innovative digging technique that’s quickly becoming a popular way to excavate compared to traditional approaches. This excavation method offers a wide range of benefits. Along with its accuracy, efficiency, ability to reduce risk and decreased potential damage, hydro excavation is by far a more environmentally friendly excavation option. Instead of manually removing soil, hydro…

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The Many Uses of a Vacuum Truck

By southvac | June 9, 2021

Are you familiar with an industrial Vacuum Truck? You might have seen one being used for sewer or septic tank pumping, but did you know they have many other uses? Here at Southern Vac, we’re your local Vacuum Truck expert and know these machines inside and out. We thought we’d share a few of the different uses…

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Community Benefits of a Street Sweeper

By southvac | May 11, 2021
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If you’re in charge of cleaning and maintaining the streets in your community, you’re probably always looking for smarter and more efficient ways to get the job done. When you equip yourself with the right equipment and tools, you can get more done and provide a safer and healthier environment for your citizens. One way…


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