Vacuum Potholing

Geotechnical Services

Vacuum Potholing

Probedrill can offer Vacuum Potholing as an additional on-site service.

We have a 3000w industrial vacuum for installing a 1m or 1.5m PVC pipe which is then used to probe through.

Advantages of using Vacuum Potholing include:

  • Avoiding underground services
  • Saving time (particularly in hard to access areas, as the location can be cleared after the rig is in position)
  • Ability to be used below the water table (unlike hand augering)
  • Independent use (with or without the rig)

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