Experienced crews work hard to ensure safe
installations and project completion.

Underground - Deep Utilities

Volker Stevin Contracting’s Underground Division has operated in the Calgary and area market for over 40 years, successfully completing complex projects each year varying in sizes from $10,000 to $100,000,000.

We are an industry leader with the largest underground fleet in the region and the ability to expand to 14 deep utility underground crews, with a full support team in maintenance crews including video, hydrovac’s, and carpentry. These crews are all supported by an experienced Estimating team, Area Superintendents, Field Coordinators and Project Managers. As such, VSC UG has the personnel, resources, and equipment to ensure safe, timely, and cost-effective delivery of all your projects.

Over the years, we have developed strong relationships with all the major stakeholders in the industry, which makes us the perfect partners for both public and private endeavors.

Some Examples Of Our Work

Old Banff Coach Road - Feedermain Relocation

Old Banff Coach Road Calgary, Alberta


This project involves the installation, tie-in and commissioning of an 850m section of 900mm Feedermain Pipe for the City of Calgary in preparation of the West Calgary Ring Road – DB2. This job also included the installation of a 195m section of 1050mm casing and the removal of the existing pipe. This major water feedermain required re-routing to accommodate the future alignment of Stoney Trail. Work had to be closely coordinated with City Water Resources and the general contractors involved with both DB1 and DB2 of the West Calgary Ring Road Project.

Service Scope

Volker Stevin Contracting was retained to install the steel pressure pipe via open cut trenching. Installation included thrust blocks, air release valve chamber and cathodic protection system. VSC also disinfected, pressure tested and commissioned the newly installed 900mm line for return to service. This project also included the crossing of a 500mm high pressure gas line and the reconstruction of the road.


VALUE: 3.5 Million
SIZE: 850m of 900mm Feedermain Pipe
COMPLETION: August 2020

Community Subdivision Development

Calgary & Surrounding Areas, Alberta


New urban residential community subdivision development is one of Volker Stevin’s main specialty. We partner with industry leaders to develop the best communities in Calgary and the surrounding areas.

At any time during the construction season, we have over 220 skilled workers and 80 pieces of equipment dedicated to the installation of storm, sanitary and water utilities on new subdivision.

In 2021, VSC participated in the development of more than 40 new communities and installed a combined 220km of new pipe to service over 2900 new single family homes.

Service Scope

Volker Stevin Contracting is a full service company, supporting our partners by installing all the communities’ deep utilities, including off-site trunk mains, ponds, street distribution mains, and house services.


MAINS: 80,000 m
SERVICE PIPE: 140,000 m
SERVICES: 2900 ea

Rangeview Sanitary Trunk PH1

Calgary, Alberta


This project included the construction of a new 1800mm sanitary sewer trunk, and a 900mm Storm trunk to service future developments in the Seton/ Rangeview area in Southeast Calgary. The sanitary trunk included three 1800mm micro tunnels for a total length of 2590m and a major crossing under Deerfoot Trail. There was also an open section of 850m of double dual line install (1800mm SAN and 900m STM) the opencut install depth varied between 15m and 10m in depth.

Service Scope

Volker Stevin Contracting was retained to install a new sanitary and storm trunk lines using both opencut excavation and micro-tunneling installation. The work included the install 20+ m deep tunneling shafts as well as opencut pipe in sandy/silty ground conditions with high ground water flows. VSC also built 2.3km of gravel access road for the project, installed multiple solar powered motorized gates and 3.5km of fencing.


VALUE: 40 Million
SIZE: 19 months, 4.3km pipe, 2.3km gravel, 3.5km fence