Joseph T. Hardy & Son, Inc.

site-workCommercial Site Work:

Our team works as the general contractor or as a subcontractor for a wide variety of general contractors and construction managers operating in the Mid-Atlantic region.  Our commercial site work experience includes shopping plazas, medical buildings, parking garages and lots, school and corporate campuses, playgrounds and  factories.  Contact us for an estimate.

Site Work Projects:

  • Rodney Square Beautification Project
  • Lancaster School
  • Manlove Manor
  • Heron Run
  • Friends School
  • Delaware Technical College

Typical Work Completed:

  • Area Gradation
  • Blacktop
  • Curbs / Sidewalks
  • Underground Infrastructure / Water Mains
  • Storm Drainage

fuel-tank-removalFuel Tank and Fuel System Installations:

Our petroleum storage tank & fuel dispensing system installation department specializes in the removal and installation of petroleum storage tanks, piping and setting dispensers and pumping units. Our scope of work expands to encompass all aspects of this including concrete work, electrical, environmental cleanup, disposing of old storage tanks and equipment. And of course we handle all permitting and testing. we are licensed in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware.  Contact us for an estimate.

Fuel Strorage Projects

  • Bay Health Medical Center, Dover, DE
  • Wilmington Hospital, Wilmington, DE
  • Verizon Headquarters, Northern New Jersey

Typical Work Completed: 

  • Above and below ground piping
  • New Tank Installations
  • Old Tank Removal
  • Environmental Impacts

hydrants-smFire Service Systems and Hydrant Installation:

If you are adding or expanding a fire suppression system to your commercial building or home, we can help. We install larger incoming water lines and associated RPZ (reduced pressure zone) valves. We can also provide the tap or cut in, chambers, valves and meters for fire services.  Contact us for an estimate.


water-tap-smResidential/Commercial Municipal Water Connections/Taps:

Commercial and residential developments require water hook-ups. We install ¾” to 12” diameter wet taps for home owners, businesses and real estate developers. A “wet tap” requires making a connection on a live water main without having to shut the water main off. This process is challenging and requires experience and expertise so that water service is not disrupted.  Contact us for an estimate.

water-main-smWater Main Installation and Repair:

We install ductile iron and plastic water main lines up to 24” in diameter. We have all necessary equipment and personnel for installation, pressure testing, chlorination and certification of your water-main service. We also have the capability to find and fix a break or crack in a water line quickly to avoid costly asphalt or landscape repair.   Contact us for an estimate.

sewermainSewer Mains/Sewer Point Repairs:

We install, renovate, or replace sanitary sewer main and lateral lines. We install sewer line manipulations and extensions for commercial and residential property.
Contact us for an estimate.

Subsurface Utility Line Locating:

locationsWe use a combination of non-invasive techniques such as vacuum excavation technology and ground penetrating radar to locate subsurface utilities. If you need an electrical, water service, sewer line, gas, propane, or a pipeline for water located, please contact us for an estimate. As the oldest of Delaware’s complete water and sewer services providers, Joseph T. Hardy and Son, Inc. understands that maintaining a utilities infrastructure becomes more complex every year. With over 90 years of experience our level ofexpertise in water and sewer installations is unsurpassed.

We offer emergency after-hour service when required.

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