American Vac Services

Hydrovac Excavation

Idaho Based

American Owned

About Us

The only Non-destructive, Precise Excavation

American Vac Services Hydroexcavator uses pressurized water to break up clay, rocks, gravel, soil and other debris or materials.  A powerful vacuum simultaneously extracts the resulting slurry of the liquified soil cover into a holding tank onboard the hydrovac, for later disposal. 

American Vac Services hydrovac can also safely dig in frozen ground, with the aid of onboard heaters; meeting your winter excavation needs.

Project Types

Precision excavations

Utility, pipe and line locations

Daylighting underground infrastructure


Sewer repair & installation

Excavation in frozen ground

Mud recovery for Directional Drilling 

Pipe and line installation

Street lights/ exact footings

Valve box clean out

Drill rig cleanup

Emergency response

Water-line repair

Slot Trenching


Pit cleaning

Spill Cleanup

Tunneling under foundations & concrete

Emergency trenching and precise tunneling

Exposure of live gas distribution lines

Pond clean-out with liner preservation

Who Benefits:


Line Contractors

General Contractors

Underground Utilities

Rural Electric/ Municipalities

City Water

Natural Gas



Fiber Optic



Service Areas

AVS Service Areas in Idaho


  • Treasure Valley: Boise, Nampa, Caldwell, Kuna, Middleton, Payette, Weiser, Mountain Home
  • Magic Valley: Twin Falls, Rupert, Burley, Paul, Hazelton, Albion, Shoshone, Richfield, Wendell, Jerome, Glenns Ferry
  • Wood River Valley: Hailey, Ketchum, Sun Valley, Stanley, Bellevue, Carey
  • Eastern Idaho: Pocatello, Idaho Falls, American Falls, Rexburg, Blackfoot
  • Salmon, Challis, Dubois
  • Where do you need hydrovac excavation? Let us know, we will be there. 

AVS can save you MONEY

Show me how

Happy AVS Customers

Pond Work | Ketchum, ID

American Vac Services removes sediment from private pond in Ketchum, ID; saving residents thousands

American Vac Services removes sediment from private pond in Ketchum, Idaho; saving the resident thousands of dollars in replacing the costly and fragile pond liner

Pothole Investigation | Boise, ID

AVS provides potholing to investigate underground utilities for Warner Construction @ Micron project

This Boise, Idaho customer utilized AVS to pothole investigate at a construction site that has many existing underground utilities.  AVS safely and accurately revealed the utilities without any damage. 

Substation Work | Richfield, ID

American Vac Services uses hydrovac excavation to prepare a substation for a new pier.

AVS assisted a power contractor in trenching at a nearby substation.  AVS also excavated perfect digs for rectangular piers, and also revealed existing utilities.  

Trenching for New Utilities | Boise, ID

AVS trenched for underground utilities in Boise, Idaho for Das-co

AVS assisted this Boise, ID customer in trenching for new utilities to be placed around existing utilities. 


Power Subcontractor | Boise, ID

AVS hydrovac excavation dug under a concrete curb to make a trench for underground power

AVS was able to assist this power utility company in safely digging under an existing curb without disturbing the concrete.  CLEAN EXCAVATION. 

American Worksmanship

American Vac Services trenching for power contractor

AVS is an Idaho-owned American company who stands for hard work, quality projects and efficiency.  Don't wait, call today!

Avoid costly mistakes with AVS

Eliminates Underground Locates

Hydrovac excavation eliminates the time and expenses for staking and locating underground lines.  Potholing is safe and non-destructive, eliminating the requirements for staking.

How much would this cost your project?

eliminate underground gas breaks

No risk of hitting or breaking underground gas lines with a Hydrovac Excavator. 

Other costs of underground line damage?



Delay of project


AVS can save you MONEY

Eliminate blue staking/ locates (time and money)

Avoid costs of reputation, time and delay from underground utility destruction

Non-destructive. Precise. SAFE

Detailed Trenching

Accessibility (200ft of Remote Hose)

Eliminates manual labor/shoveling



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Live Demonstration

Curious about what this truck can do for you?  Coordinate with a Project Manager to see hydrovac excavation in action on a current jobsite.  


PO Box 415 Hailey, ID 83333



Monday - Friday: 8am - 5pm

Emergency Response 24/7