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Family owned, operated with 3 generations of Tall tales

About Us

Tall Trenching Ltd. is an underground utility company specializing in the installation of natural gas and water pipelines, established in 1975 by Glen Tall. The company started out small by installing underground electrical lines for the city of Saskatoon. Soon after, the company expanded into the plowing and directional drilling industry by installing natural gas and water pipelines throughout Saskatchewan and Alberta.

We have completed underground projects throughout Saskatchewan and Alberta strengthening our experience yet remaining dedicated to the local communities. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our employees, a safe workplace, and our longstanding client relations. Focused on quality and integrity, Tall Trenching Ltd. is devoted to bringing the utmost satisfaction and peace of mind to all clients.

Our services include:

 Rural water lines/natural gas
 Directional drilling
 Hydro Vac services
 PE Gas Pipeline Plowing Up To 8′
 Fusing PE Pipe Up To 8″
 Water Pipeline Installation
 Tracked Skidsteer
 Mini Excavator
 Chain Trenching
 Walk-Behind Chain Trenching
 Excavating Services
 Water and Gas Pipeline Testing

Tall Trenching at work

Quick Inquiry

A strong reputation for reliability and consistency has allowed our family-owned and operated business to flourish over the past 40 years.

Glen’s son, David Tall, joined the company in 1981. He is currently the owner and operator. Alex Tall, 3rd generation joined the company in 2009. We are located 2 kms south of Martensville on highway 12.



Our company is built on a reputation for reliability and results. We are committed to identifying and providing quality construction and service for our clients.

We offer honest, reliable, and efficient services and equipment for residential and business needs.



It is the intent of Tall Trenching Ltd. to provide a safe environment. It is also our intent to properly manage any incidents that occur so as to minimize injury and other forms of loss. A well-managed workplace safety program can benefit our organization and its people in countless ways.

In order for Tall Trenching Ltd. to achieve our goals, we have developed a workplace safety program outlining the policies and procedures regarding employee and management health and safety. Each and every individual must become familiar with the program, follow and enforce the procedures, and become an active participant in this workplace safety program.

While management (the workplace safety officer and workplace safety committee) will be responsible for developing and organizing this program, its success will depend on the involvement of each employee. We look forward to your cooperation and participation.

Directional Drilling

We provide underground utility construction services specializing in the underground boring of utility pipelines for natural gas and water and irrigation crossings.


We have the equipment and direct burial techniques to plow cables or conduits straight into the ground. Our plow train is designed for the plowing of natural gas and water pipelines when the project requires a lengthy installation. Our services provide the benefits of both effective and economical installation. 

Pipe Fusion

We are fully equipped to handle all your Polyethylene pipe and fittings fusion work such as high-density polyethylene (HYDE), fusible PVC, electro-fusion, and underground pipework. Our workers are highly trained and have plenty of field experience, assuring long-lasting results on your project.

Hydrovac Excavation

With our well-operated hydrovac truck, we use pressurized water to dig deep and accurate holes without damaging anything that might be buried there. We believe in the safest and most environmentally – friendly method of excavating available.