Moling is a trenchless method of installing underground utilities, pipes, and conduits with minimal disruption to the surface. This innovative technology has revolutionised the construction and utility industries, offering numerous advantages over traditional excavation methods.
What are the advantages of moling?
One of the primary benefits of moling is its ability to minimise disruption to the environment and surrounding infrastructure. Traditional open-cut trenching often involves tearing up roads, pavements, and landscapes, causing inconvenience to the public and significant restoration costs. Moling, on the other hand, requires only small entry and exit pits, reducing further surface disruption and allowing traffic and daily activities to continue uninterrupted.
Moling is also a versatile method that can be used for various applications, such as water and sewer pipe installation, fibre optic and electrical cable placement, and gas line installation. Its adaptability makes it a valuable tool for urban and suburban environments where space is limited, and precision is crucial.
A cost effective method of excavation
Moling is a cost-effective solution in the long run. While the initial setup and equipment costs may be higher compared to traditional excavation, the savings in labour, restoration, and the avoidance of road closures or traffic disruptions make it a financially sensible choice for many projects.
Furthermore, moling is an environmentally friendly option as it reduces the risk of soil contamination and minimise disturbance to wildlife habitats. It also helps in preventing soil erosion and preserving the aesthetics of urban landscapes.
How moling has changed drainage and utility sectors
Moling has become a game-changer in the construction and utility sectors due to its ability to minimise disruption, versatility, cost-effectiveness, and environmental benefits. As technology continues to advance, moling techniques are likely to become even more efficient and widely adopted, further enhancing the way we install and maintain underground infrastructure.
Contact DASA today
If you are experiencing drainage issues, we highly recommend you use a moling service to find out the root of the problem. Get in touch with a member of our specialist staff today and they will be happy to put you in touch with a local engineer.
DASA has a fully trained and experienced team of engineers who offer leak detection services and can quickly and effectively provide solutions. Contact us today on 0800 142 2783 or fill in our online form here.