Root-Cutting

Root intrusion into conveyance pipelines is a major problem throughout the United States. Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSO) are common due to root blockages and are considered a serious environmental problem.

 

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Bravo Environmental can cut roots out of most pipes

The high water pump rating on our Vactor trucks facilitates the use of a mechanical root cutter which is powered by water pressure. A circular blade, similar to the pipe size, is attached to a motor/jetting nozzle combination. The jetting nozzle propels the rotating blade forward effectivly removing roots as well as grease build up.

Benefits of Hiring Bravo:

  • Root-cutting blades up to¬†30 inches in diameter.
  • Highest torque motors available.
  • Lateral root-cutting from the main.