Services

STORM SEWER

Pronto is a heavy equipment operations company. Below are some typical Storm Sewer related services that we perform. If it can be performed with a machine, we've got you covered. If you don't see what you are looking for, give us a call at (832) 244-3456 or use our contact form to get a call back from us. Pronto is a member of the BBB of Houston and the Greater Houston Builders Association as well as several other professional organizations. We take our reputation and our customer satisfaction seriously.

Typical Services:

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DEWATERING

Pronto is prepared with 2 & 4” pumps that can dewater 210 gallons per minute from your site. In addition to pumping, your timing may require removal of water within the soils as well to keep your project on schedule. Pronto can stabilize your subsurface as well.

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UNDERGROUND DETENTION

As the cost of land goes up, many people are looking for ways to keep the surface area usable. Open detention ponds can consume a lot of your valuable land. Pronto is skilled with large detention system that will pass inspections the first time and function properly for years to come.

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CATCH BASINS & DRAINAGE

Concrete materials are heavy and require skills to properly excavate, transport and place for optimal functionality. Pronto is an expert at interpreting your plans and ensuring the as-built will match your designs.

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DITCHES

We are experienced with digging and maintaining ditch systems. Pronto provides breaking new ground as well as regrading, clearing and grubbing, flow line establishment and removal of heavy debris that can obstruct your ditches.

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GRADING

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CULVERTS

Culverts are an essential part of your drainage system. Improperly stabilized or placed culverts lead to drainage issues that can back up to your property and in some cases fail completely and damage your driveway. Pronto has the skills to avoid this issues or help correct already failing systems.

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TRENCHING

Pronto performs a wide range of trenching services for utilities, storm sewer and drainage. We can handle small detailed trenches to large scale step-wall trenches.

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EXCAVATION

Pronto has large and compact excavators with expert operators. When you hire us, we bring the credentials, skills and equipment to get the job done right.

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PUMPS & LIFT STATIONS

We can work with any manufacturer called for in your plans. We property excavate, stabilize, place and active your lift stations to ensure the proper function of your detention system for years to come.

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On-Time, Professional, Reliable - that's Pronto

We honor our commitments. With our expertise, you can trust that we know what we're doing. And if the project scope remains unchanged, so does our price.

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Reliable People

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Reliable Pricing

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How We Work:

Let's face it, Storm Sewers are a necessary component of your drainage plan here in the Gulf Region. You need a cost effective solution that is done right, done quickly and provides a sturdy foundation for the rest of your project for years to come. Pronto can handle all of your needs from simple open detention ponds to complex underground solutions that maximize your surface area.

From first contact to pre-construction planning and post-construction wrap-up, you will find Pronto to be open, honest, and invested in your success. A typical project looks something like this:

  1. Contact Pronto by (832) 244-3456 or use our Contact Form.
  2. We will come for a site visit to ensure we understand the project scope.
  3. We will provide you with a detailed and written Proposal for your project.
  4. When you accept the Proposal, we will Schedule your project and set Timing Expectations.
  5. We will review the Completed Scope with you to ensure you are satisfied with the work performed.
  6. Lastly, we will send you an Invoice and request your Review for the Services Performed.

 

It’s easy, we’re fast and we’re good.

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Gallery of Our Work

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Any questions?
We got you.

Storm Sewers are a material heavy type of project. Here are some frequently asked questions on Storm Sewers.

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What does it cost to add a detention pond?
There are a lot of factors to consider on a detention pond. Some are pretty simple if your ground conditions are good. You need to keep water from running off to neighboring properties. An engineer will provide the necessary calculations based on the surrounding runoff properties, such as access to public drainage. Once you have plans and permits, we can look for ways to minimize your costs and deliver your project.

We are transparent on our labor pricing. All other costs are related to materials.
What kind of guarantee do I get with Pronto's Storm Sewer work.
We will build your project according to the plans provided. Storm Sewers are inspected frequently, daily in most cases. The system is underground and it cannot be covered up until an inspector has verified that the system is built to the provided plans and meets State, City and or County requirements.
What if we get a large rain during the construction of the Storm Sewer system?
It is a challenge installing Storm Sewers during the rainy season here in the Gulf States. We work to get the materials installed quickly when we open up the ground. We pre-plan inspections to ensure we can close it back up just as quickly. However, Mother Nature doesn't always consult our plans and we can get a lot of rain before the system is operational. In these cases, we will manage the work, through dewatering or other solutions, to ensure we can continue safely. This is not a change order or occasion to charge the customer more. It's just a risk of our line of business that we actively manage.
The permit office is requiring me to add detention for my project. Can I just put in a pond for my detention requirements?
Yes and No. A retention (water retaining pond) does not count as permeable detention. A detention system is designed to hold water temporarily until it can be drained to a public drainage system and/or absorbed back into the ground. You can add a pond, but only the area between the surface of the water and the lowest bank will be considered for retention. An expert, such as a civil engineer, would be your best bet for designing an attractive pond that can double as meeting your detention needs. Once you have the design from the engineer, Pronto can bring it to life for you.