Full-Service Excavating

Your safety and security are paramount with Kothrade

Since 1994, Kothrade has grown to a company that offers a wide range of excavating services to benefit contractors and homeowners. Because exceptional service is the core of our business, we have a team of experienced drivers and equipment operators focused on doing the job right the first time. All of our workers are required to undergo rigorous driving, machinery operation and safety training.

Our Excavation & Demolition Services Include:

  • New Construction
  • Additions
  • Hauling
  • Final & Rough Grading
  • Trenching
  • Driveways/Culverts
  • Building Pads
  • Soil Correction
  • Swimming Pool Demolition & Excavation
  • Ponds
  • Demolition
  • Site Clearing
  • Septic System Installation
  • Sewer and Water Hook-Ups

A note to contractors:

Kothrade provides full excavation services, sewer and water hook-ups and septic system installation for new home construction. By having one subcontractor for several projects, it’s a one-stop shop for you and ultimately streamlines the cost of the work.

"At Kothrade, we dig your business and we're here to help!"

What Our Clients Have to Say

Thank you so much for working with us to get our septic done and in in a timely fashion, we really appreciated it. We are loving our new home! We will definitely recommend your services to others that are in need of a ne…

Jason and Maria S. - Rogers

Thank you for your prompt & professional service on Tuesday, July 5th. I was at work at the time, but my spouse was very impressed with the service tech you sent to troubleshoot and repair our septic system, and I as we…

Brad E. - Elk River

When I decided to hook on to city sewer and water last year, I had received a couple of bids from different companies and was about to sign a contract with one of them until my good friend recommended Kothrade Sewer, Wat…

Jim R. - Dayton

Good Morning Lee,

I just had Larry out to pump my very full tanks. I can’t express enough what a pleasure it is doing business with your company. Prompt, courteous, knowledgeable, professional... Everything a top notc…

Cody (Elk River)

"Lee, thank you so much for your help today. I really appreciate it. Joel was a total rock star! Your company’s service is truly a paragon. You guys will definitely be doing my pumping as soon as road restrictions are li…

Cody B. - Elk River

My experience with the Kothrade team was positive from the first meeting. Glen came out to my property several times to scope out the project and delivered a complete bid with clear components. Once the project started, …

Chris D. - Independence

Just wanted to drop you a note and thank you for your prompt and courteous service. I called this morning seeking help for a backed up kitchen sink and laundry washer. The problem was taken care within a couple of hours…

Al P. - Orono

Your guys are awesome! What a great experience! Thanks for all you have done for us! I will recommend you to everyone!

Anne K. - Elk River

Thank you for a job well done. I appreciated the call and the feed back from the driver. His recommendation no doubt saved us from a problem would have occurred at a future date. It is a reminder to me what real quality…

Paul A. - Delano Mn

Glen & Pam,

Today, I had Larry from your company out to pump my septic tanks. The knowledge, politeness and over all service from Larry was top notch. I will pass it along to all I know in the same need and be sure t…

Aric B. - Elk River

I was very worried about replacing my septic system- worried about the quality of the work, damage to my yard, everything. Everyone in the office and on the jobsite was patient, kind and willing to explain every step as …

Pam H. -Greenfield

We were in such a crisis when our basement floor drain started backing up the night before my daughter’s graduation party! Kothrade Sewer, Water & Excavating came to our home on a Friday night and the service man was so …

Linda & Bruce P. – Elk River

This company, Kothrade Sewer, Water & Excavating, is fantastic! Not only are they professional, efficient and right there when you need them, but as importantly, they took such care with our home. I am now "worry free", …

Sandy and Rob N. - Corcoran

After reviewing three recommended companies, we decided to go with Kothrade for our Dayton city water hook-up project. They were professional, timely and did what they said they'd do. They also were very helpful in pro…

Jordan M. - Dayton

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At Kothrade, we dig your business and we're here to help.

Other Services


Kothrade provides full excavation services, sewer and water hook-ups and septic system installation for new home construction.


Trucking Services

Kothrade has the equipment and experience for your material hauling needs. We have 3 dump trucks that can be contracted, specific to your job requirements.


Septic Compliance Inspection

Kothrade can check if you septic system is compliant with you local government.