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Safe & Fast Removal of Rock & Soil

Hydro Excavation is the safe excavation method used to provide location of utilities, customer sensitive assets, and unknown obstructions. Hydro Excavating is the preferred, and in many areas mandated method, to safely open the ground to locate any obstructions. Hydro Excavation can prevent damage to the infrastructure, prevent potential injuries, and protects the general public.

A major benefit of working with K2 Industrial Services is that we implement the safest, most efficient and cost conscious solution in meeting our clients excavation needs. Soil disturbances that minimize the environmental disturbances, identifying utilities and pipelines prior to excavating lowering the cost of the overall project keeping you on time providing you with our safe and value driven service.


  • High pressure water
  • 5800 CFM Blower
  • 1500 gallons fresh water
  • 12 Cubic Yard Debris Tank
  • 27 feet of Boom Reach
  • 335 Degrees of radius reach


Air Knife Excavation eliminates water/mud, reduces disposal time and vacuums material safely and efficiently. There are many unknowns when performing underground operations including electrical utilities. Risks include damage to utility lines, line strikes and miss markings. Using Air Knife to break up soil, reduces the risk of underground utility damage. In addition, Air Knifing decreases backfill, labor, and has less negative impact to the environment.

Air Knifing operations include:

  • Site Preparation and Laydown
  • Potholing
  • Sloping Excavation
  • Trenching
  • Sona Tubes
  • Debris Removal
  • Exposing Utilities
  • Remote Digging
  • Cold Weather Digging

With Air Knife excavating, you minimize non-productive down time while maximizing safety, production and efficiency.

Air Knifing Equipment specifications include:

  • 120 PSI Compressed Air
  • Trigger handled Air Lance with Brass tip for digging
  • Hydro Excavator outfitted with Air Knife application
  • 5800 CFM Blower
  • 12 Cubic Yard Debris Tank