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Horizontal Directional Drilling

Environmental Works specializes in horizontal directional drilling (HDD) to provide our clients with a trenchless pipe installation method where standard “open trench” excavation just doesn’t make sense.  Directional line boring allows us to reduce site restoration costs and ultimately save you money by boring and steering the drill under roads, driveways, retaining walls, landscaped yards, streams and other obstacles.  The precise location and depth of the drill head is tracked with advanced locating electronics to guide and steer the bore path to a precise destination.  This is especially important for pipe that must be installed on grade, such as sewer lines.  Once the drill reaches its destination, we attach pipe or “product” to the drill head and pull it back underground to the starting point.  We use industry leading Ditch Witch drills because they are built tough and are backed with great local customer support.  That means jobs get done on time and on budget.  If your project cannot be drilled due to extreme soil conditions, we will let you know and work with you quickly to find alternative solutions.  Difficult or costly pipe projects are now possible with trenchless drilling technology! 

Directional Drill Capabilities:

  • Commercial/Industrial, Municipal, Residential
  • PGE Certified for Electrical Conduit installed in the Right of Way.
  • Sewer and Water lines
  • Cable, Fiber and Electrical Conduit
  • Geothermal Piping
  • Irrigation Systems
  • Driveway Sleeving
  • Road, Highway, and Water Crossings
  • Down Steep Hillsides
  • Under Trees, Landscaping, Driveways, and Retaining Walls

Hydro Excavation Services:

Environmental Works provides a safe alternative to digging and excavating by using a powerful stream of pressurized water and a vacuum system to safely remove dirt and rock around sensitive underground utilities.  This method is called hydro or vacuum excavation.  By core drilling an access hole through concrete and asphalt surfaces and vacuum excavating “potholing” down to utilities, we can reduce the restoration costs and safely and precisely locate utilities prior to excavation or drilling activities.  When shovel or machine excavation is just too risky or costly, hydro excavation is the solution!

Our Works

Trenchless Sewer Repair

Environmental Works is the trenchless sewer repair experts using the latest sewer bursting & horizontal directional drilling technologies to get the j

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Reduce site restoration costs with Environmental Works hydro vacuum excavation services sensitive to underground product.

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Hear From Our Past Customers

    “Great Service All Around”
    “Em came out to do a sewer scope, she was early and called to see if she could get started early. She was professional, friendly, and thorough. She even researched our city’s code after the scope to let us know a possible issue would not be our respon”
    - Danielle M.
    “Highly Recommend!”
    “Environmental Works is the best company to work with. Everyone is super friendly and they have amazing customer service. They always text or call to give you test results instantly - which is super helpful in real estate transactions.”
    - Nikki D.
    “10/10 Amazing Company to Work With!”
    “I truly would recommend this company to anyone- specifically because of the customer service and value I received having Joe come on site. Joe at Environmental Works went way above and beyond helping me locate a very a hard to find tank in the backyard.”
    - Alex M.
    “Made Everything Easy for Us”
    “We had environmental works install a drain line by doing horizontal drilling for a 3” line for 110’, install the pipe and connect to existing plumbing that needed the extension. The work was done to our satisfaction in a single day.”
    - James R.
    “I recommend them highly. Great Job!”
    “This company was great to work with, I am an older widow and I felt they gave me a very fair bid! They were here when they said did the job and cleaned up as much as they could as they had to dig up some of my yard.”
    - Jan S.
    “Thank You, Joel and Team!”
    “I've been using Environmental Works for years because they're great, and I just discovered something else they do very well--classes to educate homeowners and real estate professionals about the risks and various factors affecting homes when it comes to se”
    - Corey E.
    “No One Better!”
    “Highly recommended for radon mitigation. They took the time to explain everything. I also tried their plumbing department. Joel was great. Fixed my leaky outdoor faucet fast and reasonably priced.”
    - Lori S.
    “Loved working with Environmental Works! They are professional, easy to work with, and are always on time! Price is very good too! I will definitely recommend them to any homeowner.”
    - Jane B.
    “Excellent Service!”
    “This company is great! The lady who took my call listened and made the decision as we planned what to do next. Jeff was prompt, professional, and knowledgeable and told me exactly what I needed to know.”
    - Lynn L.
Providing Services to
Portland & Beyond

We commonly service some of the following areas:

  • Beaverton
  • Clackamas County
  • Clark County
  • Gresham
  • Hillsboro
  • Lake Oswego
  • Multnomah County
  • Portland
  • Tigard
  • Vancouver
  • Washington County
  • Yamhill County

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